Double Lives Study Reveals Germans Less Confident than they Seem

Despite the euro crisis, Germany has largely flourished in recent years. So why are its people always complaining? A recent study shows they're plagued by self-doubt and fears of losing their prosperity. There may be something to the stereotype of the tortured German soul after all.
A pedestrian in Berlin walks by an apartment balcony filled with German flags: Is Germany going down the drain?

A pedestrian in Berlin walks by an apartment balcony filled with German flags: Is Germany going down the drain?

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