In Berlin you are free, you can be whoever you want to be. There are clearly less barriers and you’re at least given a chance to try out something new.
There are not so many prewritten social conventions and many different ways of life are widely accepted.
As you have so many possibilities and ways of life, sometimes it is hard to choose between following a classical career or pursuing an artistic, freer lifestyle. But one is clear, if you focus on earning money, then stay away from this city.
Jeannette, you have grown up and lived in Berlin: so how about multicultural living? Is it functioning?
We are living multikulti every day here. It’s quite normal that I work together with people from different nationalities and cultures. It’s simply how it is.