The pitfalls of dating married wonmen
You respond by saying you’ve read Cortázar and Borges, but when he asks you if you like any other Argentine writers, you make up a few Latin-sounding names before lamely admitting you don’t know any others.“Hysteria” — a blanket term used by 19th-century medics to describe most women with any sort of spark beyond that of a domestic cactus — has somehow survived to modern-day Argentina.Would you like to automatically go Dutch or hope her to pay?
He’s read more Faulkner, Auster, and Poe than you have and is entirely too happy to school you on it.Try not to be too offended when you catch him skulking in a corner, strumming a ukulele and composing sonnets in their honor.Do feel alarmed the day you find him cutting and pasting pictures of his favorite players’ faces onto photos of you.Since so many Argentines live at home with their parents well into their 20s and 30s — blame the economy — “telos” have become a booming business for youths looking for a bit of privacy.
He’ll claim to be a world-class chef and invite you over for a gourmet meal… Please, his mother still cooks for him — he can barely boil water.
You do not need to worry about entertaining an older woman on a 24/7 basis.