Yes, while a Mexican man may say he loves you, that he’s been waiting to meet someone like you, or that he’ll follow you anywhere, please be very skeptical if this kind of talk occurs within the first month or week of dating.Be especially skeptical if this follows the first date, especially a date where you didn’t sleep with him.So here we hit the heart of the matter – all these words mean he’s very interested in having sex with you, not spending his life with you. Actions, Not Words Mexican men who are actually interested in pursuing a relationship with you will follow up their effusive words with actions. Beware the Macho Man Unless you’re into that kind of thing.

Traditional mindsets of inequality between men and women are global, my friends.

That said, here's my advice for non-Mexican women about what to expect. Don’t Believe Everything You Hear Foreign women might be delighted by the effusiveness of Mexican men.

While Western men seem unable to utter one romantic word at times, Mexican men have books of them at the ready to fling at you.

This can be all very enjoyable as long as you don’t take it to mean anything.

Be aware that many Mexican men have been raised with macho attitudes – especially if they’re from outside of Mexico City, especially if they’re from the north of the country, especially if they’re from conservative states like Puebla. Look for Signs of the Female-Friendly Mexican Man I married a man who had no love of feminism and some engrained machismo. He showed a willingness to learn about my beliefs and adapt to my expectations of an equal partnership.

At the very least, you should see the following promising signs: 5.

Proceed Slowly Foreign women may be in Mexico for a short or long time.

As a Canadian woman who married a Mexican man and stayed in Mexico City for him, I have a lot of opinions about dating Mexican men.

While Mexican men have a reputation for being super macho, this is not always the case.