" He looked at the phone and said, "That's my sister." Apparently, his parents' house had been broken into, and his family had been trying to contact him. But he was so kind and reminded me that he wasn't that type of guy. Mexicans, especially men, start eating spicy food from a young age, so by the time they’re adults it’s practically a competitive sport.And then I met Sebastian, and he blew my theory about Latino men out of the water. He likes to say he met me while I was telling him what to do.
Instead, I said yes and then proceeded to act like a complete spaz, even as we kept going on dates. If I could tell my younger self anything it would be: "A man is a man, no matter the family he's born into.It was all business at first, but when you work with the same people day in and out, you try to start getting to know each other.We started joking around when he would call into the station to establish his live shot.They went on one date, then another, and before they knew it, they were engaged.Here, she tells how she came to realize that Sebastian was the right guy for her — and how he helped her get over her hang-ups with Latino men. I was taught early by all my aunts that Latino men are the most romantic sweet-talkers you'll ever meet, but as suave as they are with you, they will be like that with every other girl. It’s perfectly normal for a Mexican man at age 25 (or 50 something) to still be asking his mom to cook him some quesadillas.