Traditional gender roles still prevail in varying degrees.Mexican men may hold on to the concept of male machismo, or being "macho," while women are often taught to play up their femininity in the hope of attracting a potential mate.Don’t assume that your date’s world view will mirror yours just because you share Latin heritage.
But when she found herself falling for Sebastian*, she had a change of heart.
Of course, cultural clashes can be a disheartening experience. As soon as I emigrated to the US, I dated an American girl.
But even if your relationship ends up in failure, down the line you will value what you learned. I frequently noticed her peculiar gesture whenever I talked to my parents on the phone.
Close-knit community is often the rule rather than the exception, but everyone’s situation will still be unique.
It’s important that you learn to honor that relationship and embrace his/her family. In Hispanic dating, family will always play an important role.