When I was 16, I had no idea about what Mexicans are all about.
He was one of my inspirations in traveling South America. Okay, I am officially naming my first son after him.’ This guy is the love of my life!
Love, whether a life-long partnership or a night-long fling, is never easy.
Throw in a language barrier and culture gap and you’re lost in a strange new game with strange new rules.
Yes, while a Mexican man may say he loves you, that he’s been waiting to meet someone like you, or that he’ll follow you anywhere, please be very skeptical if this kind of talk occurs within the first month or week of dating.
Be especially skeptical if this follows the first date, especially a date where you didn’t sleep with him.
This norm is specifically true in the conservative provinces of Mexico.
Mexican men take the initiative Generally, it’s the men who take the initiative when selecting a partner.Mexicans have one of the most interesting dating rituals in the world.A non-Mexican wanting to date a Mexican must understand the characteristics of Mexican dating style and the roles men and women play in dating rituals.Canadian men are more politically correct on the outside perhaps, but not on the inside.A Mexican man may just up and say what a Canadian (or American or European) man is thinking.So, to guide you through this minefield, Nearshore Americas caught up with some American and British expats, currently living in Latin America, to seek their advice on the ways of cross-cultural Latin love.For the business-tripper looking for love, the first challenge is knowing where to look. My first love was Gael Garcia-Bernal with his powerful portrayal of Che Guevara in the Motorcycle Diaries movie.It may look like they’re just randomly mixing stuff in a bowl but in reality, they are really brewing perfection. And when you try to ask for the recipe, they don’t have it. Why they include the guacamole’s seed is another mystery. They always want to know what’s in the food they eat. Sometimes, I come to think, “do Mexican men ever lie to women? They can even say a bad word and it will sound good to you. I am trying to move forward.” They will obey by letting you be and not talking to you. You will always be that special girl in their life.While Western men seem unable to utter one romantic word at times, Mexican men have books of them at the ready to fling at you.This can be all very enjoyable as long as you don’t take it to mean anything.