I remember a 40-something executive telling me, years ago, about how lucky I was to have a girlfriend from a town of 10,000 people, in a nice area. If you want to learn English without the pain and discomfort of trying to make an intercultural relationship work, head over to my “professional” blog at – I’m actually capable of some level of seriousness, if I’m being paid.
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Even if your date speaks perfect English, chances are that members of their family or inner circle might not.
Instead, compliment her on the things that you admire about her specifically, the things that make her unique.
Latin singles in Australia are very close to their families, so it’s important to recognize and embrace this!
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.
Some Latinas grew up cooking, and others have started fires just trying to boil water, so if she suggests takeout or pizza, go with that and don't complain.
If you can't get her name right, you can't get her number. Don't spit in your girlfriend's grandmother's face.9. Introduce her as your [insert ethnicity here] girlfriend.
I don't care if her name is super-hard to pronounce, like Xochitl. It's like what Maury says: "You are NOT the father," so stop asking her call you dad.7. Oh, it's cute that you think you have a shot in hell at winning. In Latino culture, turning down someone's food is the same as spitting in their face. If you messed up and we get mad, take responsibility.10.
You might meet your date’s entire family when you go pick her up for the first time!