- Reserved, needs time to warm up with strangers
- Private and public life are strictly separated
- Social distance determined by profession, social role and status (Sie)
- Close, very intimate sharing of experiences with friends
I think I can be a crazy hybrid of peach and coconut, but for the most part my friends and I are a bunch of coconuts. Although we keep our secrets to ourselves, if someone finds out, we ALL find out. We sure are a gossipy bunch of coconuts. In the end, we're all a crazy bunch of coconuts and I like it.