Dress codes apply to a very small minority of high-end clubs in the big cities.
99% of the time you won’t need to worry about dressing up for a night of partying.
It can be really challenging, especially if this is your first relationship with a Colombian man and especially if you don’t have other Gringa friends who have been in relationships with Colombian men to ask advice. I haven’t lived with my parents since I was 17 and none of my past boyfriends lived in the same states as their families. For me, manicured nails, makeup, and perfectly smooth legs was never really my priority (you could say I grew up more of a “beach scrub”). Colombian men, and Colombian culture in general, expect groomed and well-presented women.
Here are some differences between Colombian dating culture and dating culture in the United States, and my suggestions on how to address them: Colombian men are family men. So all of a sudden having Colombian in-law’s that I saw on a weekly basis and that messaged me every other day and that asked me personal questions was a bit overwhelming. Colombian dating culture also prefers women who are “juiciosa”.
Every Colombian city features a Zona Rosa, or main nightlife district, where you’ll find the highest density of bars, discotecas (clubs), and restaurants. Colombia nightlife is pretty quiet Sunday through Wednesday, unless you know the right places to go to (ask the locals).
My friends, however, will often report to the contrary, stating that in varying ways Colombian girls are very different to those back home.
I’m reluctant to make any sweeping generalisations about the fairer sex in Colombia and put most of it down to the fact that people are very similar in most cultures, but as a foreigner you only peak into certain aspects of the culture and, moreover, tend to attribute aspects of the culture you experience to the culture in general, when it can easily just be one person’s tick.
There isn’t a direct translation for this word but a loose definition is a well-behaved woman.
A Colombian woman who focuses on her studies and her work, knows how to take care of her mother-in-law, doesn’t go out and get wasted every weekend, and that is dedicated to her man, is a Colombian woman in high demand.
I’ve been in a relationship with a Colombian girl for about 6 months now. I decided to travel to Bogota determined just to stay single as long as possible, since I planned on travelling a lot. ’ (obviously now the questions come from friends back home, or people online before they head for a Colombia vacation).
Time and time again I was told, ‘it won’t be long now’, or ‘everyone gets one in the end’, but I never saw it happening to me. Still I deal with the preoccupation of people with Colombian girlfriends. The truth is, in my experience, there’s not so much difference.
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I guess it comes from what the men are like here: far more direct.
Plus, you have to start dating Colombian girls before you get anywhere, and you won’t know for a while if they’re actually interested”.