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From then on, he made sure to remind me of that constantly.
He made it clear from the start that he felt strongly about me, so I never once doubted his feelings.
There is no word for this in Portuguese because this type of behavior happens constantly; it's expected.
Furthermore, being “carinhoso” (affectionate) is integral to Brazilian relationships and the lack of “carinho” (affection) in many American relationships is probably one reason why Brazilians have labeled Americans as “cold.”From the start, my Brazilian boyfriend was super “carinhoso” with me, regardless of whether we were alone or in front of his friends and family.
We both liked each other and did not want to be with anyone else, so we didn’t bother to delay something we both wanted.
When recently talking to a Brazilian friend who lives in the US, she told me she had to make it clear to the American guy she had just started seeing that she was not going to tolerate the typical pre-relationship BS.
This is the powerful, irresistible lure of the “Brasileiro” (Brazilian man).
Brazilian guys are a spontaneous bunch, which means that dates are rarely planned in advance and always seem to be last minute.
Don’t get me wrong; I am by no means a needy person.
Speaking on behalf of the majority of women, however, it is so much more gratifying to be with a guy who is affectionate and not afraid to display that affection in (gasp! Everything is much more relaxed in Brazil, including dating.
If they continued to see one another, she would expect there to be a boyfriend-girlfriend title on their relationship, soon.
She was frustrated by the fact that Americans wait for what feels like an eternity to DTR (whoops, there I said it again).The pressure to establish and label relationships is not as prevalent as it is in the US.