That moment you're talking to a guy and you realize he's probably never dated a Latina. So whether you date a Shakira Shakira or Sonia Sotomayor, chances are one… or some… of these stereotypes have been fulfilled in your relationship. Things that happen when you date a Latina — Latina stereotypes revealed: Eating is often an entire experience.
She is inevitably hyper-sexualized. Latina women just want to be appreciated for anything other than how much you want to sleep with them. Firstly, the older generations of Latina women had little agency, so they truly had to hurry up and get married.
Their beauty was the only thing going for them, so they embraced it. Certain cultural habits of loving your body are then tripled down throughout the generations.
Secondly, the younger Latinas who do have more agency and are equal human beings in society have been socially raised to be put together. I literally was wearing high heels before I could walk Mary Janes, thank you. There are real-life obstacles for Latina women to develop their careers and ambitions. There are so many other socio-economic obstacles that must be over-come by Latina women. To be clear, in , plenty of Latina-Americans are empowered with opportunities and success.
Celebrating success might be particularly important to her if she has beat the odds. Whatever her hobbies are, whatever her career is, and her love for you will burn fiercely.
There is the tiniest sense of cockiness implied with this behavior, but it is undoubtedly confidence, not thinking she is better than anyone else. Latina women are notoriously social creatures.
We love to love our friends. Culturally, we are less likely to be casually promiscuous, so the chances of cheating are statistically lower. Okay, not an actual statistic. However, in Latina culture women are less likely to be intimate outside of a relationship.
She wants to show you off. Correlated to how hard we love and to our confidence, Latina women like to show the world how wonderful you are. This is very different to say, Scandinavian or Australian culture, where it would seem too showy.