The recent documentary which exposed unsanitary working conditions where Eastern European women were being forced to sell sex was not something Andrew recognised from his experiences. They have terrible teeth and just don't look as good.” He said he preferred the idea of having sex with German women - but that he hardly ever encountered them in brothels - they were mostly picking up customers on the street - something he found particularly stimulating.
It was too late for him to see women as sentient beings.
“I sometimes sleep with the same girls three or four times, but then it gets boring," he said.
But German bureaucracy being what it is, government software will be unable to officially record two men or two women as married until next year - meaning some online paperwork will still register them as "husband" and "wife".
"Finally our country is joining the rest of Europe!
The larger German brothels presented a physical challenge of a different kind, he admitted.
“Some of these brothels are huge and often over lots of floors, so by the time you've climbed to the third or fourth you're out of breath,” he said.
“I no longer see women for what they are," he said.
"I've slept with so many that they're objects to me.” He was, he said, past the point of no return.
But then again the variety of women – who linger, lingerie-clad, at their bedroom doors – was a plus.