Italian dating traditions
So, if you are getting ready for a date with a hot blooded Sicilian, then here are some general tips on what Italian men are like.
True that stereotyping is not practical, but it is often useful in understanding one culture from another and hence will help you understand your Italian man better.
"Family is an extremely important value within the Italian culture," Talia Wagner, a Los Angeles-based marriage and family therapist, told Live Science.
Their family solidarity is focused on extended family rather than the West's idea of "the nuclear family" of just a mom, dad and kids, Wagner explained.
These Sicilians are committed to pleasing their women and are attuned to the needs and desires of women.
Possessive Italian men are extremely possessive and may get jealous, if you glance at another man the wrong way. He believes that now that you are his, he has "dibs" on you and your time.
However, all issues may just seem too mundane, once you are under the spell of one of these harming Casanovas who know how to swoop a lady off her feet.
Italy is home to more than 62 million individuals as of 2017 and is ranked 23rd in population size when compared with other countries throughout the world.
Italian culture is steeped in the arts, family, architecture, music and food.
Mama's Boys Men in Italia are extremely family oriented. They are definitely mama's boys and most of them still live at home! So, if you are interested in an Italian man, do not talk ill of his mom.
Do impress the old lady, if it is within your capabilities, but these ladies will be hard to please with very high expectations for the women their sons choose.