Dating in latino culture
“For Colombian women it is more about feeling good about yourself based on how well you fulfill these stereotypes of being a nice girl,” she said.
“Foreign women aren’t nice girls, they are loud and demanding.” While an invitation to dance offers the perfect ‘in’ with the average Latino, for those with a fear of rhythm there are still alternatives to pounding cheek-to-cheek musical passion/sweaty palm grasping and awkward stumbling.
“Your foreigner inability can be charming to the right person,” he added.
An aversion to either may well be interpreted as a lack of interest – or worse.
Maintaining Distance However, while a critical part of flirting, you should avoid reading too much into the hand on your knee or the lingering gaze, according to James.
And even without the preliminary close quarters inspection offered by a dance, the whole ‘is/he isn’t she/he?
’ game can be a lot easier to play in Latin America.