Hispanic dating norms
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.
From the color of your couch to the cut of your suit? In what kind of a world was your ability to make empanadas more important than your ability to make dollars? Dating a Latino means having a Christmas feast around the table the night before. You will hand out presents and chink glasses at midnight.
Don’t assume that your date’s world view will mirror yours just because you share Latin heritage.
As with any new relationship, Hispanic or not, discovering spiritual and cultural differences and commonalities is part of the adventure. Hispanic Dating: Take it Slow Before you make any smooth moves on your date, acknowledge that some Hispanic daters may have traditional, stricter dating rules and expect certain restraint or dating etiquette.
Respect what you don’t know, ask questions, and be honest about your own relationship with God, faith, and tradition.No one will be offended, and her family will probably appreciate it. There's no such thing as "casual." She'll be dressed to the nines no matter where you go, even if she's just picking you up from the airport. Please don't expect a home-cooked meal every night.