And how you always care for them.” I didn’t honestly know what she meant; only after years later. But if we meet the right person, Latinos turn extremely passionate.
Apparently, the strength of our family values are highly appreciated in the U. The value of giving everything for the other has been ingrained in us since we were children.
Lesson number 2: Don’t try to assume stereotypical attitudes if you don’t want to get dumped.
And lesson number 3: Just be yourself and face the cultural differences with an open mind. You never fully discover your culture’s shortcomings until you date a Latino.
Setting the personal qualities aside, any expatriate is also a vessel of beliefs, attitudes, customs, and mainly, surprises. After a few occasions, I asked her why she stared at me that way.
She smiled and said: “I just think it’s sweet the way you talk to your parents.