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Despite Colombians not being shy about public displays of affection, open conversations about sex aren’t that common and though many may want to have one night stands, it seems we’re all supposed to pretend they don’t happen.
Even with the numerous love motels around, I’ve very rarely found a Colombian who has admitted to going to one. “This Colombian guy found condoms in my bathroom and instead of taking this as a sign of responsibility, he thought it meant I was shagging loads of guys! When it comes to emotions, Laurie put it ever-so-eloquently: “If the English are emotionally constipated, then Colombians constantly have the runs.” It’s a minefield for non-native Spanish speakers to navigate the million ways of telling someone you care.
I had to learn everything from experience, and it’s been a blast.
Personally, I never know what the right thing to do is – I’m keen to pay my way, but, I don’t want to offend, especially when both foreign and Colombian women have told me that men here can take offence if you pick up the bill.
” This is a common conundrum born out of two very different attitudes to getting in touch.