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It was a complete departure from the guys I'd see at those family picnics.I really liked athletic types: basketball players, football players, surfers, soccer players.Even my grandmother taught my mother that Latino men were trouble. A typical weekend activity for me growing up were family picnics by the bay.Most of my cousins are boys, and they would bring their friends.For the first six months of dating, I didn't trust him at all, but it wasn't because of anything he had done. I didn't want to wake up disappointed one day and be like, "Dammit! I drove the phone to his house and handed him his phone. Everybody does things right sometimes, and everyone makes mistakes sometimes, but it's not about ethnicity.
I'd call and tell him where the assignment was, and he'd go meet the reporter there.
When he asked to take me out on our first date, I thought I could pull myself together and let him know I just wasn't interested.
Instead, I said yes and then proceeded to act like a complete spaz, even as we kept going on dates. If I could tell my younger self anything it would be: "A man is a man, no matter the family he's born into.
The last straw for her came when he tried to kiss me one day.
Basically, I never wanted the Even though I grew up in a Mexican-American neighborhood, I went to an all-white school 30 miles away.