He seemed very short-tempered with her and expected her to be a housewife. Even though I grew up in a Mexican-American neighborhood, I went to an all-white school 30 miles away.
” Mexican guys often don’t quite know what to make of independent Western women and can only fall back on their ingrained machismo.
That’s cool if you’re an old-fashioned kind of gal but might be a little tedious otherwise.
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.
Even my grandmother taught my mother that Latino men were trouble. A typical weekend activity for me growing up were family picnics by the bay.
I really liked athletic types: basketball players, football players, surfers, soccer players.