Having made the move from the US to Chile less than a year ago, I can attest that there is no such thing as merely “running to” Chile.
It’s not easy for us here, even if we have found love!
Back in February, my friend Kyle posted the most offensive blog I’ve read thus far this year!
Actually, as you’ll see, it wasn’t really HER sentiments that offended but rather, the sentiments of random weirdos who contact her via her blog (unfortunately one of the pitfalls of blogging is that you’re “out there” in the cyber world and anyone, anywhere can contact you to say pretty much anything).
Pretty much at ANY moment the “true colors” of Chilean men will come out and WHAM, SLAP, BAM! (If you aren’t appalled, step away from the computer and away from my blog.) In 8 days I’m going to be married and as I’m writing my vows (or attempting to do so because I’m failing miserably) every so often I’ve remembered this particular blog entry and now I’m seriously thinking of each and every Chilean man I’ve met who has married a non-Chilean woman – my own Chilean man as well – and what motivates them to marry us or have a serious relationship with us.
We’re not the kind of women who sit around and cry “woe is me” about having a long distance love, but who pick up and go to see where destiny and fate take us.Further, many of these women initially came to Chile on study abroad programs when they were very, very young – even before love was ever an option in Chile!They left their comfy college surroundings, the light fare of everyday (or every other day) partying to trek to this land at the end of the world and to live with a random Chilean family (random at the time, mind you.) Hello – guts!!!What makes him unique is that he loves me for the bizarre mix of customs I myself am.Being “American” but with “Chilean” ancestry and family, I’m a smorgasbord of characteristics and ideologies (some good, some annoying) and regardless of being Gringa or Chilean or what have you, he makes me always want to be a better version of me. Meet thousands of fun, attractive, Chile men and Chile women for FREE. Click on any of the cities in Chile below to meet members looking to chat with you. I'm honest, a professional and I'm looking for a serious relationship. But I do not want to be contacted or written by women who tell me tragic stories... Join our site and meet single Chile men and single Chile women looking to meet quality singles for fun and dating in Chile.In short, her blog post contains clips of emails she received from certain people stating how the only reason any Chilean man would consider dating an American girl would be for “purely sexual reasons.” And that mostly, Chileans want to “try Gringas” in the same way, he states, that one would want to test drive a new model car.Then there’s the mention that only women who have zero luck in the States run off to South America to try their hand at love, but that too will backfire since men here treat women pretty much the same way they did in the 1800s. Click on the link and read her blog for yourself then get back to me (or her) about how appalled you are.In the end, there are all kinds of women out there, Chilean and not, as is the case with men.But being 8 days away from getting married, I’m happy to conclude that the kind of man who marries this Gringa is – simply put – amazing.