You probably find the accent sexy, their sense of style appealing and the whole situation wildly exotic.
It’s fun to try different foods, listen to new music and stumble across the dancefloor to a salsa beat. You might find it cute that he gets all insecure in front of your friends or speaks to his Mother every day. These are the little things that will drive you to the edge of insanity later on.
Being intertwined with both my Mexican roots and my American culture, I struggle with the concepts of needing to be loved and its extension of needing to be in a relationship as the ultimate life accomplishment, which is of course a slight exaggeration.
The following is an article by guest writer Trisha Velarmino, a world traveler from the Philippines who dated a Mexican man for 12 months (I promise it wasn’t me! Additionally, after 10 years since I first saw Sucre, I found out that he’s Puerto Rican. So anyways, here’s my list of the 10 reasons why you shouldn’t date a Mexican. Onions, tomatoes, lemon, a guacamole and it’s seed — that’s the perfect recipe for a cabron’s daily nutritional need. You will want to hug them even if it’s 39 freaking degrees outside which is not that uncommon since in most areas of Mexico it’s always either spring or summer. They ask this because they prefer to cook than eat out (and not only because of the money). These creatures are the most genuine people on earth. You might not understand it but I am sure you will get to memorize the exact words because it reflects sincerity. You might even be forced to tell them, “please, don’t be too nice.
You need to take it slow, and see how things advance.
Love, or more specifically, relationships are embedded within Mexican culture.
Additionally it is the passionate lyrics of Mexican music that make it so popular here.
I have not said anything to my family about him because I am afraid that they would not accept him, and that they would be dissapointed in me.When your parents come to visit, expect mutterings under their breath about how famished they are.When you’re dating a Latino, your whole sense of time is adjusted. Latinos take their offspring absolutely everywhere. My parents left my sister and me in a hotel room in Thailand in the 80s while they went to watch a show.I am not used to American guys being so open with their feelings like this.So I guess I am worried about the cultural issues and I worry that this is all a game that Mexican guys play. I would give you the same advice I would give about any guy: Always keep your eyes open. I am usually pretty leery of any guy who appears to fall head over heels in love too quickly (and I'm sorry, but to be perfectly honest with you, no person is genuinely in love after three weeks! Now, as far as some of the other issues your post brings up, I'll try to help as much as I can: Yes, there are significant differences between Mexican and American culture.Learning about their political beliefs, family values and how they view your country is an eye-opener as well. What kind of a mother still buys underwear for their 30-year-old son anyway? What kind of a mother has to be involved in every single decision about absolutely everything? If you’ve spent your life getting excited about waking up to presents under the tree on Christmas morning, forget it.