"The problem is that [young] women are beginning to be more educated than men and struggle to find men of similar educational background. The phenomenon is manifested in marriage statistics: Finnish women in their 20s and 30s not only marry foreign men much earlier than Finnish men marry foreign women, they also do so in growing numbers.
Talking about absolutely everything that is a cliché in Finland, this book is something that even I cringe at at times ( Ummm, guilty. She's convinced you that Finland is heaven on earth and you should move there.
So there's truths there too, but the way they're told is so funny you end up being proud to be a Finn after reading the book, of course I can be bit bias as I got an American to follow me to Finland. Since you're not doing much with your life at the moment, and your not going to get a girl of this caliber in your hometown, you figure "screw it", why not migrate? Yes, Finland is cold and the winters are long, but he also gives great examples on what’s great about Finland, like every year you get mandatory 5 weeks of holiday, of which most people Have-To take 4 in July and one in the middle of winter.
Or for someone like me, a Finn way too curious about what others think of Finland...
Foreign men are in high demand particularly in the capital region and other university cities as young women struggle to find viable partner candidates among Finnish men, says Minna Säävälä, a senior researcher at the Family Federation of Finland.
"I took at least one woman back to my place every week." Attractive stereotypes Luchino Sivori noticed the same during his recent one-year stay in Finland, although he did not respond to the flirting because his girlfriend was waiting for him in Spain.
The 31-year-old Spaniard estimates that the interest may stem from the fact that Finnish men are not as willing to talk about feelings, sex and love.
Both Lotta and Saara are looking for a long-term relationship.
"I would rather want a man for a long-term relationship than for a fling.
Säävälä, in turn, estimates that the phenomenon may spread among friends similarly to any other social phenomenon.
She also points out that women living in cities accept immigrants more readily than other population groups, according to studies.
" and I can see why, some might, and have, hated this book - though those people seems to lack a sense of humor, as I found this Hilarious!