It may have been like this a long time ago specifically for our grandparents and great-grandparents during a time where things were more traditional, and the world wasn’t so modern.
As a 22 year-old Latina I can say first hand that things have changed tremendously, at least for my family.
Here’s some thing to think about for those of you trying to figure out what to do about your dating dilemma. Think of what you want to ask them before you bring it up, that way you can figure everything out in one conversation.
#1 When I was younger, I was worried about dating because of my parents too. It’s better to have talked about it with them so you know what you can and cannot do, rather than going behind their back.
As the cherry on top, this misrepresentation can only work against us in the eyes of our parents.
On one hand, you think the idiocy and ridiculousness of celebrity news and reality TV will work in your favor.
I constantly hear from my parents how strict it was when they were growing up.
Well, technically almost every Nigerian parent is a “strict parent”, but if yours were particularly strict, then these 17 pictures should hit pretty close to home. I’m not hungry.” Waiting to use the land-line, and still having a time limit.
“Nothing ma.” “All these nonsense films sef.” Na wa.
A stable job, a house, and three children later, they turned the American Dream into a reality.
Unfortunately, their reality is a lot different from ours.