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In Latin American culture, where the nuclear family dominates many aspects of life, relationships thrive anywhere but the home.Park benches, restaurants and karaoke bars, the backs of buses and taxis are popular spaces for full-on make out sessions. 12 edition of La Nación’s Sunday magazine, the publication presented Valentine’s Day research on Tico relationships.The magazine called it “La Odisea de Encontrar una Pareja” (“The Odyssey of Finding a Partner”), and inside editors polled 1,200 Costa Ricans about what mattered in a relationship.The results of the survey seem to support – well, nothing particularly unusual: •Sixty-five percent of women and 60 percent of men say they find it difficult encountering a significant other in the country. has 300 million residents, Costa Rica has 4.3 million.) •Six out of 10 Costa Ricans believe the ideal time to marry is between the ages 26-30. S., where the average age of marriage is 29 and 26 for men and women, respectively, up from 23 and 20 in the 1960s, perhaps reflecting in both cultures a pull away from nuclear-family-driven lives to ones more focused on careers.“It is part of what couples want,” Ocampo, 40, says. They announce it, even when they’re only 15, they say: ‘I’m in a relationship and everyone has to know.’” This manner of courtship has many positives, Ocampo says.Younger generations tend to be more open about relationship problems.
Both 27, the couple had their first date in the park a month ago. Guzmán, a slim man with short, fuzzy hair that divulges a slight scar on his forehead, cuddles up to Lucia, whose abundant red hair falls into his lap.
They tend not to discriminate against homosexual relationships.
The Latino stereotype of machismo (male chauvinist) culture weakens.
With the Internet making it easier and quicker to boast about a significant other, Ocampo has witnessed an explosion of couples reaching breaking points over social media like Facebook and Twitter. If a boyfriend adds a new female friend, this can be a real source of problems.” Ocampo emphasizes to patients that they cannot, at every moment, be the most important person in their partner’s life. The psychologist had to learn to balance family, friends and a boyfriend in her own life. A station called Radio Musical has thrived on playing only Spanish love ballads since 1951.
“The question with Facebook is always: Who are your friends with? From the swooning schmaltzy love rock of Maná to the melodramatic cries of Gloria Trevi, to old traditional romantic ballads, they play it all.
From my own bench nearby, I wonder how awful I must look. However, for Valentine’s Day, my plan seems rather rational. The boyfriend waves at some far corner of Parque Morazán.