Tips for dating a spanish man
Walking out of the house and having such things waiting for us seems glamorous and European – almost James-Bondish. You can be unemployed and living at home – sleeping on a twin bed shaped like a racecar, even – and nobody will think it’s weird. It beats getting a tutor to “drill you” on pronunciation any day.However, for your average Spanish guy, a car is a large part of the seduction process. Most people blame the economy, the real estate market, or something equally lame. You’re pretty happy…But soon after, she dumps you.“Sorry, but this isn’t working out. But I sometimes wonder how much these serious student girls are really into me… If you want to learn how I went from dead broke English teacher to pro blogger and author, check out my book. Google’s giving me quite a bit of love on this article.
And inspired by her, I figured I’d make my contribution to the conversation…Of course, long disclaimers at the beginning of blog posts are all the rage these days, so lemme just say: Yes, I’m generalizing.If you don’t, for some reason, enjoy spending three weeks of every summer with sand up your asscrack and bored to tears in Benidorm…Or watching mangy dogs lick themselves on the town square of Villafranca de Ojetes, population 22…Well, maybe you should look for a girl of another nationality. I told you I was gonna do a lot of generalizing.)Also…Most of my international friends here in Madrid think owning a car in the city is insane – or at least unnecessary.And since we usually come from places with no public transport, we’re happy to grab the metro or an occasional taxi. Just try “getting intimate” with that special lady while mom and dad are sitting on the sofa eating In Spain, it doesn’t matter if you’re 35.Anyway, Spanish girls are used to dating guys who own cars – or who can at least borrow one from Dad when he’s ready for some action. If you’re in your 20s or 30s and carless, but somehow manage to scrape together the money to rent a room in a shared flat, you’ve got a leg up on the competition.‘Cause last time I checked, sex in cars was pretty awkward. I don’t see much of what goes on inside Spanish families. But let’s just say women from the South of Europe are used to expressing themselves and talking about how they feel – often at high volume. Spanish people just converse in tones that sound (to us timid anglophones) like someone losing their shit. And also my ex-boyfriend is back from the grape harvest and we’ve decided to give it another go. Was she just hanging in there for the free conversation classes? Earn money with your blog, fire your boss and live the good life – here’s The Zen of Blogging. Last I checked I was number one for the search term “Spanish girls”. If you want something a bit newer, check out Pros and cons of living in Madrid.You might see her do it with friends – shouting and waving her hands, in a group of 9 people who are all talking simultaneously. If you should somehow become the target of this conversational shouting – and you will, if the relationship lasts longer than a few hours – the best thing to do is just breathe. It might not even be an argument – at least by her definition. Was she just waiting for the interview to be over so she could go back to dating guys with dark hair and the ability to get a tan? (It’s got a few stories about dating Spanish girls as well!