He was saying that is in a relationship here, which I found interesting.And sad, as well, that people feel such a compulsion to be in relationships here.Since being in Brazil, I have gotten more used to it, since everyone seems to do it, but it just has always seemed so cheesy and high-schoolish to me.In the US, the Facebook relationship status is not taken so seriously.And I would much rather be single than settle – I could never be in a relationship with someone that I wasn’t totally crazy about – so it’s strange to me how here, people would generally prefer to be in a relationship and settle than to try to hold out for something better.And personally, there is no greater turn-off to me than a guy who is always And vice versa. He definitely seemed like a player and it was clear that he had ulterior motives so I didn’t take him seriously when he asked me that.
But Brazilian men do not like to watch their ladies being hit on.
Even when they go out together, Brazilian couples tend to stay attached at the hip.
I had to remind my boyfriend to give me some space when we went out together – telling him that I would want to mingle with friends and other people, independent of him – I would remind him to “be more American” whenever we went out.
While it’s nice that there is less confusion on the dating front in Brazil, it definitely makes it harder to take many of the relationships seriously when everyone just jumps into them so quickly – and it likely explains the high prevalence of cheating!
4) Many Brazilian men will say to please a girl I have heard numerous times from people that many Brazilian men will say nearly anything to please a girl.