Despite all these differences, if I had to pick the top five factors that will most likely be factors when trying to swoop Latin women, I’d go with this list: #1: Leading Machismo is very much alive in Latin America, although the level of this Machismo ranges throughout countries and regions.
In general, Latin men are expected to be the bread winners.
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.
These men are looking for a good time and what better gift from heaven than a foreign girl new to Spain ready to start their engines? Words that would seem ridiculous coming from an English speaker take on a new charm when spoken with a Spanish accent.
He'll mostly stick to the traditional plans of dinner, drinks and the cinema at the early stage.
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.
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.
6 - Play up your non-crazy side Most Pablitos who have been around the block will have come across their fair share of drama with local señoritas – think Penelope Cruz in Vicky Cristina Barcelona and you´ll get the picture.
10 - Remember that old traditions die hard Of course Spain has come a long way in terms of equality between men and women, but there is still a long way to go.
If you survive the dating stage and think about getting serious and moving in together, it can become a battle of the sexes.