Dating a dominican
Here are 10 things Dominican do that Americans might find just a bit weird: Calling Their Friends “Loco” (which means “crazy”) The phrase “Dimelo, loco” is common among Dominicans and their friends.
But they’re not actually calling each other crazy – it’s a term of endearment where we come from. Dominicans don’t just celebrate the United States’ designated Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, they also celebrate Dominican Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.
Ever since I could remember, my abuela told me ” I don’t care who you marry or date, but he better not be a moreno…” to which I replied ” but abuela, isn’t the crack of our ass moreno..” to which I got smacked in the face When I entered the dating world (oh let’s say sophomore year of high school, I promised my mother I would not get pregnant and if I did she had permission to literally kick my ass and send me to Santo Domingo) I didn’t see color, I saw things like: does he wear Doc Martens or Timberlands, does he work at the pizza place or the mall, do his parents go away for the weekend or does his mom sleep in the same room as him?
Though the teens disagree with their parents’ sentiments, they said it can still affect their dating preferences and views of African Americans in general.
So for her to be shocked that I dated outside my race was a bit comical.
Over the years, the gringos have come and gone, and I’m currently with a gringo who is more into Dominican culture than a lot of my family members, so in a way its kind of refreshing, but I still get asked by my abuela ” Hey, how is that gringo of yours, when are you guys coming to visit me to I can roast him a pig in la finca” Prepaid International Calling for Home Phone and Cell Phone.
A Sanky Panky is a man who is going out with a foreign woman with the sole purpose of extracting as much money as possible from her.
Some will also be looking for a visa out of the country.