When it comes to arguments, patience is always key, but even more so when you don’t share the same native language. The Spanish like to see where life takes them; they don’t limit what could happen on any given day by making strict plans.
Ask them Wednesday or Thursday what they are doing on the weekend and they typically respond with, “” (“We’ll see”). Well, in mine in particular it was a bit difficult for us to overcome this huge difference between our expectations at first.
It is also socially acceptable for young people to live at home until they are in a serious relationship or until they’re married.
But overall, being with my Spaniard has helped me to truly adapt to About Nina Lee Nina Lee is a New York native currently exploring Madrid from the inside.
She enjoys stuffing her face with jamon and chocolate pastries as she continues on her journey of living, loving and traveling more intentionally.
I was lucky to have a solid base of Spanish when I came to Spain, but I’ve got friends who started their relationships with zero Spanish and their boyfriends had zero English, and they’ve made it work.
However, things can get complicated when it comes to those inevitable arguments.
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Related to family, the majority of Spanish guys still live at home.
With an unemployment rate of 45 percent, this is understandable.
I’ve more or less always been able to communicate how I’m feeling to my partner, and understood his sentiments as well.
But I’ve also learned that it’s OK to say that you don’t understand and ask them to re-phrase what they’re saying, and that’s especially the case when you’re arguing because misunderstandings can make things worse.
I was surprised at how soon he asked, but it was clearly very important to him.