Punctuality is also a prided trait, and turning up late is a sign of disrepect.
Dating someone from any foreign country can be complex.
Different cultures around the world place different appreciation on what qualities make someone desirable.
Belgian women are typically independent, with Belgium boasting good wage equality and employment conditions.
It is not a taboo for women to pay on a date, although Belgian women still appreciate chivalry and value politeness above all, so paying or taking a small gift will win you points.
With Belgium's long history of immigration, there is no typical stereotype of what Belgian women or Belgian men look like.
It's typical for both Belgian women and men have active schedules and many committments – including with family – and it can be hard to get a place on their agenda.
Confusing Belgium's distinct cultures or being unaware of Belgian history would not impress your Belgian date.
If you are ever invited to someone's house, you should accept any drink offered by your host but don't ask for one if it's not offered.
Belgians tend to be formal and closed when meeting people for the first time, and relationships can take a long time to develop; it's not common to discuss personal matters, or at least at the beginning of your acquaintance.