She’s going to sip it in the daintiest way possible, which makes it look even worse. When you were six years old you were already playing the forward position on your school team, and have been playing the sport ever since. And, of course, she never gets close to the juicer, in case it bites. Your most precious belonging is the official Real Madrid jersey signed by Raúl. But from 2008 to 2012 — when the Spanish team didn’t suck anymore — everyone in the country became soccer crazy. If you can't get her name right, you can't get her number. Don't spit in your girlfriend's grandmother's face.9. Introduce her as your [insert ethnicity here] girlfriend. I don't care if her name is super-hard to pronounce, like Xochitl. It's like what Maury says: "You are NOT the father," so stop asking her call you dad.7. Oh, it's cute that you think you have a shot in hell at winning. In Latino culture, turning down someone's food is the same as spitting in their face. If you messed up and we get mad, take responsibility.10.Since they are right off the coast, they have this olive skin that keeps a natural bronzed glow all year long.Let's just say anything mixed with this breed makes for beautiful babies. Unlike Northern Americans who only know how to dance to techno or hip hop #sorrynotsorry, Spanish men are suave.
She’ll haggle with the foreign, non-Spanish-speaking guy who runs a stolen-things-and-more business in some dirty and dark corner of Barcelona until she can get you a pair of cool sunglasses for five euros instead of 30.
So if you ever dare to say — now that the team sucks again — how crappy they’re playing during some meaningless match, be aware that your lovely girlfriend will probably cut off your “footballs” while you sleep.
When Sally, a Brit, arrived in Madrid five years ago she had the rather unrealistic expectation that Javier Bardem lookalikes would be queuing up to sweep her off her feet. Now in her early 30s and a seasoned veteran of the dating scene she tells the Local how to avoid the pitfalls of a Spanish mummy´s boy and the perils of communicating through the language barrier.
Spanish men are loyal, trustworthy and extremely romantic with their signifiant other.
They are also not afraid to show you their feelings and true self, and they don't play games.
Here are Sally´s top ten tips for navigating the perilous path to true love in Spain.