When a Venezuelan girl doesn’t get this from her foreign boyfriend she will be very surprised and will either ask to marry you on the spot, or spend months trying to figure out why she isn’t being taken for granted.
There is a thriving gay scene in Caracas, catered for by a fair selection of gay bars.
If you are lucky, you will find one playing host to a karaoke show featuring drag queens and transsexuals grinding away in enormous spangley stilettos to Madonna classics and “Sobrevivire” – “I Will Survive” in Spanish.
Put simply, dating Venezuelans is great if you are after a casual fling or a holiday romance.
It’s when you enter into a proper relationship when the problems and cultural differences emerge.
She may even find him turning up unannounced at her house with a huge bag of washing and a shirt missing a couple of buttons.