Tips for dating a latino man
If you arrive on time, you´ll be sipping your two euro glass of rueda totally alone for at least 20 minutes to half an hour.
8 - Beware the Rodriguez phenomenon Photo of a man hiding his wedding ring: Shutterstock When a married Spanish man gets left alone in the big city in the summer while his long suffering wife takes the kids to the beach house, watch out! 9 - Tear up the rules of seduction Photo of a man whispering in a woman´s ear: Shutterstock Being used to a rather less seductive approach of picking up women from my British exes, I was happily surprised at the way in which Spanish men played the game.
4 - Avoid Peter Pan Image of Peter Pan: Shutterstock Deciding to date from the expat pool can be risky indeed.
On the one hand you don´t need word reference to send a Whatsapp message to them, on the other hand beware of the immature travelling type who will not only avoid commitment with any woman, but also be incapable of simple tasks like wearing a pair of matching socks or having a bank account.
If you seem like a cool chica who is low maintenance and won´t get jealous because they want some time out with the boys, you´ll come across as a breath of fresh air in Spain.
7 - Forget about timekeeping Photo of a woman with clock: Shutterstock Don't expect fixed plans days in advance with a slow build up, or even a clear idea of what you will be doing and when.
5 - Don't expect him to keep up Photo of a man passed out on a bench: Shutterstock As a British woman, I can tell you for sure that I can drink any Spanish guy under the table.
Use the fact that you are an English speaker as your selling point in your profile and there will be a lot more swipes to the right.
Spanish men typically are still living at home until well into their 30s so his mum is likely to be the queen of his world (who irons his pants and gives him a Tupperware to take to the office).
I avoided this by always trying to choose men whose family lived in another city, or preferably another country. 2 - Take a dictionary Photo of a man with a dictionary: Shutterstock At intercambios (language exchanges) you won´t just be swapping your mother tongues.
1 - Breaking the apron strings Photo of a man and his mother: Shutterstock If you believe you can move the relationship along at a snail´s pace and build up to meeting the family at around the six- month mark, then think again.
If he´s into you then you can expect him to ask you to meet his mum, cousins and uncle Jose pretty quickly.
That´s all well and good until you have to dodge the obligatory goodnight kiss. Drink like a fish and there will be no Latin loving later.