There is just something about them that always seems to pull me in — can you blame me? I admit that a fair share of Brazilian men have entranced me.
As stereotypical as it can seem to say that a certain nationality is a certain way when it comes to dating, there are definite cultural differences.
And when it comes to the Brazilian men they are known for being good looking, physically fit and extremely passionate.
‘Let’s meet again’ in Brazil isn’t always an indication that someone wants to see you again; as it can also mean ‘I’m going to sound polite as I’m leaving a party, goodbye!
’ When making plans with a Brazilian, a foreigner should also be aware that that the word ‘no’ is rarely used (I was sat in a bar in São Paulo waiting for my date to arrive, but I was becoming concerned as I’d already been waiting 15 minutes.
In fact, they go up to almost any woman who catches their eye.
They will start talking to you and paying you attention physically by touching you and kissing your cheeks.
The direct translation for the Brazilian word ‘carinhoso’ is affectionate.
He wants to be sweet with you in front of everyone in public and he knows no shame to kissing you passionately in front of friends and family.
She was kicking herself; and she suspected he must have been feeling the same too.
After all, he’d seemed so engrossed in her drunken stories about her time in Brazil that he MUST simply have forgotten to get her number, right? You see, what Brazilians say and what they mean are not always the same thing!
My friend was at a party not long after arriving in Brazil, where she found herself talking to a handsome Brazilian guy.