Of course, cultural clashes can be a disheartening experience. As soon as I emigrated to the US, I dated an American girl.

They went on one date, then another, and before they knew it, they were engaged.

Here, she tells how she came to realize that Sebastian was the right guy for her — and how he helped her get over her hang-ups with Latino men. I was taught early by all my aunts that Latino men are the most romantic sweet-talkers you'll ever meet, but as suave as they are with you, they will be like that with every other girl.

Unless you’re dating Justin Timberlake who’s “Bringing Sexy Back,” or Brad Pitt who is a loving and doting husband, you aren’t always going to get that sizzle with a white guy.

White men are more laid back; they let their woman take charge.

When your parents come to visit, expect mutterings under their breath about how famished they are.

When you’re dating a Latino, your whole sense of time is adjusted. Latinos take their offspring absolutely everywhere. My parents left my sister and me in a hotel room in Thailand in the 80s while they went to watch a show.

They are still married, but he is constantly seen around town with other women.

All my close friends, whether Latina or not, have pretty much all dated white guys, though I have one friend who dated a Latino guy once.

And how you always care for them.” I didn’t honestly know what she meant; only after years later. But if we meet the right person, Latinos turn extremely passionate.

Apparently, the strength of our family values are highly appreciated in the U. The value of giving everything for the other has been ingrained in us since we were children.

But even if you have been unlucky in love, maybe it’s time for you to date a Latino/a.