In one way this is a good thing as they are usually good providers for their families but in another way it brings the old adage "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy." It will be up to you to try and set the mood for romance and help to pull your man away from his work.German Men Are Often Critical German people as a whole have been raised with very stringent rules and they are all about keeping those rules up.Again, this is very general information and in no way meant to shed a negative light on German men.
Germans are typically perfectionists and seem to expect this from everyone they come in contact with.
Further, if you do something wrong or not by their standards they normally have no problem ridiculing you and telling you what an idiot you are.
For this reason dating German men can be somewhat of a challenge for a woman who is not accustomed to the customs of German people.
In reality, the above is a conception based on experience as an outsider.
Keep in mind that everyone is an individual and there is no sure fire way to know how each will react to different circumstances.