There really is no woman in the world quite like a Latin American woman or Latina! Sure, sometimes they can be a little bit demanding; but if you are looking for a woman who is beautiful, confident and has real fire in her soul, you’ll find that only a Latin woman will do.

qlopbi0n.t3iIf you’re looking to start an intimate relationship with a Latina then you really ought to be aware of a few things beforehand. Indeed, keeping the following aspects at the forefront of your mind will help you to leave your Latin lovely feeling suitably impressed and get your fledgling relationship off to a promising start!

Be Confident
It is fair to say that Latin girls appreciate a strong man. This doesn’t mean that you need to be a burly firefighter with muscles the size of cannonballs. No, Latin ladies like a man who knows his own mind, stands his ground and exudes confidence. They want to spend time with a guy who is not afraid to have a ˜spirited debate’ with them and who won’t capitulate when discussions become a little heated. However, it is of course very important that you don’t confuse confidence with arrogance.

Latin women (like all women) can smell an arrogant from a mile away!

Be Passionate
The idea of Latin girls being more passionate than Western women is not a stereotype “ it is a fact. To be sure, Latin ladies are incredibly passionate about anything and everything: food, family, dancing, love, shopping, sex “ everything.

If you are you used to dating Western women then you may well find Latin ladies’ perception of passion and romance to be somewhat different.

For example, Latin girls tend to be less concerned about material aspects like gifts and treats and put more stock in things like thoughts and feelings. Indeed, a Latin lady is likely to respond far more positively to a thoughtful hand written note than she would to an expensive gift. Thoughts and feelings are the very essence of romance and being aware of this (and showing it) will convince your lady that you really do have a passion inside you that beats every bit as powerfully as her own.

Be Respectful
Latin girls are extremely loyal to their families, and this includes their extended families (which can sometimes be very large). Naturally, you need to keep this in mind when you meet your girlfriend’s family for the first time. Certainly, it is vitally important that you are humble and courteous as showing any kind of disrespect could well be enough to end your burgeoning relationship, there and then. If you meet your lady’s father then make sure you remain cool calm and collected at all times.

Bear in mind that it sometimes takes a while for Latin families to warm to ‘outsiders’. This does not mean that you are not welcome or disliked – it simply means that they want to get to know you a little bit better!

Originally published in QMaxine