Why is it that intelligent, emotionally healthy people sometimes struggle to adjust to life abroad?Cathy was a vivacious Asian-American who was excited about moving to Tokyo and confident she would adapt easily. But even if you have been unlucky in love, maybe it’s time for you to date a Latino/a.Don’t worry, you shouldn’t sharpen up your game if the opportunity arises. Lesson number 1: Don’t try to learn Spanish if you don’t want to be made fun of.Of course, cultural clashes can be a disheartening experience. As soon as I emigrated to the US, I dated an American girl.But even if your relationship ends up in failure, down the line you will value what you learned. I frequently noticed her peculiar gesture whenever I talked to my parents on the phone.Yet Cathy was blindsided: “I became negative and withdrawn — the complete opposite of the person I really am.” As I discuss in my book The Intercultural Mind, recent advances in psychology are helping us understand why.The root of the issue lies in the unconscious – the “auto pilot” that guides you through the routines of everyday life.
Cathy noticed signs in Japanese, rice fields, plastic food in restaurant display cases.And how you always care for them.” I didn’t honestly know what she meant; only after years later. But if we meet the right person, Latinos turn extremely passionate.Apparently, the strength of our family values are highly appreciated in the U. The value of giving everything for the other has been ingrained in us since we were children.The Panamanian cuisine typically includes meat or seafood with coconut rice accompanied by local fruits and vegetables such as yucca (a root vegetable), corn, coconuts and plantains.Many restaurants add to the traditional recipes, here are 10 of the best places to try.