When love and culture clash: It all comes down to your family, and how easy they are on coping with traditional change.
Men are portrayed as especially skilled in the bedroom with most enjoying living up to the challenge, and the Latina women are the stars of men's wildest fantasies.
Along with the positive images of the Hispanic culture in the height of its passion, there are still the negative battles they face.
Debora Hernandez, a senior at the University of California, Riverside stated, “As an individual you always want to please your parents and make them proud, but I have always been very independent and moved to the beat of my own drum.” Victoria Servin, an editorial-translator intern for Latinitas and Linguistics and Translation student at the University of Texas at El Paso, explains how she followed her mother’s wishes, “Personally I didn’t want a boyfriend in high school so it didn’t really bother me too much.
I never really felt the need to rebel against my parents and I didn’t do it out of spite, I guess I just agreed.” In Mexico, your family is your biggest dating pressure.
Jennifer Lopez has become a symbol of the sexy diva Latina, while Oscar de la Renta is the male Latino style icon.
Within today's melting pot, the Hispanic character has a genuine sex appeal.Latinas from a traditional family have been raised to be a slave to their man.They are never to show off or brag, which can affect their self-esteem.Times have changed and my parents have coped with things they were not used to when they were my age.I constantly hear from my parents how strict it was when they were growing up.There are common stereotypes that Mexican families have strong conservative traditions when it comes to dating.