Old-Fashioned Latino Dating Rules People Should Followed

credit: Credit: Istock

When it comes to relationships, I swear mami lived in fairytale land. From romantic letter exchanges to (eventually) epic marriage proposals, these are some of the dating standards our parents tried teaching us that are not any more real than unicorns for our generation.

A guy actually asking you out on date.

ezgif-resize-23

There was none of that “let’s watch Netfilx and chill” bulls**t.

Opening the car door.

lady-gagador

I mean, we don’t want to pull a Gaga, but it would be nice.

READ: Expectations Guys Have of Their Latina GFs

Guys should always pay.

tumblr_nh41hilu0T1tup30so1_500

Pull out… the chair.

2zqhcmw

They never do.

Walk on the outside of the street.

Car_splash_gif

These days, we’re lucky if he walks next to us and not ahead.

READ: The Latino Guide to What Your Girlfriend Really Means When She Says This

Plan the dates.

giphy

Sadly, these days guys have zero creativity.

Pick up his date.

giphy (1)

No Batmobile needed. ANY ride will do. Pinky promise.

Come to the door.

SrkwD12

Not just honk.

The grand romantic gesture.

a443ee84827ba8ab97decae98d5d40a6

Like bring us flowers… or any other small token of appreciation.

READ: These Latino Boyfriends are the Best Thing We Never Had

Be clear on where the relationship stands.

What-are-you-waiting-for-GIF

What the hell does “hanging out” mean?

Put cellphones away.

anigif_enhanced-buzz-13065-1419204383-14

This is me time! Might as well date an avatar.

Not expect sex.

1-hooking-up

A plate of pasta does not guarantee a night in our bed. Momma taught us well.

What other dating expectations are guys killing these days? Let us know in the comments below and don’t forget to put those losers to shame by sharing this on Facebook. 

Facebook Comments