Chile dating etiquette
This guide is an attempt to help new arrivals to Chile in their daily activites.Mainly, I hope to help you avoid strange looks and uncomfortable situations.I dated a local Chilean in Puerto Varas and Concepcion, Chile.
Another thing that I saw is that Chileans will make out at the park–and I am talking For example, the first time I met my future father-in-law (when we had just started dating) we were at my partner’s house for dinner. I’d never start making out and kissing my partner in front of my parents.
That is not the case at my house, and I’ve never seen my parents (who have been happily married for over 30 years) do anything more than a kiss and hug!
The Chilean slang is so common that many Chileans do not realize that these are not words used in other Spanish-speaking countries unless they have traveled outside of their country or work with foreigners.
For example, if you the foreigner is pale skinned with light eyes and hair, you may get the benefit of the doubt with the general public, and likewise for your Chilean partner or not.
Chile is arguably the safest country in Latin America.
If you date a Chilean, be ready to spend a lot of time with his or her family. Chile is a collectivist culture, read more on that here.