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Dating a white guy as a latina

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Recently my Filipina friend went on and on about how white men love to date Asian women. It made me wonder if the same could be said about white guys who date Latinas? In today's day and age when biracial and multicultural relationships are so common, why is this kind of discussion about people dating outside their race still a thing? One white man said the reason he doesn't date white women is because of their "diva" attitude.

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But whenever I feel like it, I can slip on my Argentine or Nica lens — especially since I speak fluent Spanish — and understand the way other cultures are. She says she appreciates that her husband is more of a feminist than her, because for Miranda, it goes beyond cultural differences and has to do more with values.

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Although their differences aren't difficult for her to navigate, when it comes to her family, it's a different story. Among all newlyweds in9 percent of whites, 17 percent of blacks, 26 percent of Hispanics and 28 percent of Asians married outside of their cultures.

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Another interesting finding in that report is that blacks and Latinos who marry whites "tend to have higher educational attainment than do those who married within their own racial or ethnic group. My attraction to non-Latinos mainly came down to lifestyle and preference. Dating Latinos, for me, felt too familial.

I love new experiences and learning about how other people live, which is why I am marrying a non-Latino.

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Every day is a mystery. We have commonalities on an emotional and creative level, but when it comes to our day-to-day, it feels like everything is a new adventure. One of the many reasons I love our bi-racial dynamic Dating a white guy as a latina that I love sharing my pride for Mexican food, music, culture. It makes me even more proud of my roots and history because I teach him about it and incorporate it into our daily life.

It's all new to him and each day is filled with the joy of discovery. I feel like there's a richness to his life that he would not have if he weren't with me, and vice versa. Cindy Rodriguez says that one of the main attractions to dating non-Latinos was learning about diverse backgrounds and interests.

So, if you see a white guy with a Latina, recognize that it's more than likely two people who have invested themselves in learning about someone who is completely different from them and who want to discover another culture.

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Apr 21, What My Non-Machista Dad Has Taught Me About Love So, if you see a white guy with a Latina, recognize that it's more than likely two people who have invested themselves in learning about someone who is completely different from them and who want to discover another culture. Get the latest from Vivala. 10 Things Guys Shouldn't Do When Dating a Latina.

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No, this list isn't going to tell you not to piss us off because we have "Latin tempers.". To the shock of my parents, my first major relationship was with a Latina. Edit: Yes I have dated white girls before, I don't have yellow/jungle/tortilla fever or. These are some things your Latino family needs to understand about the white boy you're dating, despite what a hassle they can be to clarify.

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