The first words out of my mouth were 'If all else fails, there’s always online dating for expats.
Rose, 23, United States: "We met on chueca.com, an online personals website.
0 comments Dating is a pretty complicated process no matter where in the world you are, and dating in Spain is no exception.
But being a foreigner can make the dating process even more difficult.
Let four female and two male expats aged 18–32 years old who dated Spaniards to give you the ups, the downs, the dos and the don’ts.
Dating lingo To start off it’ll be helpful to know some words in the dating vocabulary.
For instance, if you want to say that you’re dating someone, as in boyfriend/girlfriend, you’d say . Of course, there are Spaniards everywhere in Spain.
But a good place to actually meet one for romantic purposes, like anywhere else, is through the nightlife scene, or through friends.Othmane, 21, Morocco: "I dated a Spanish girl for like five months. I was with my friends, they had the table next to us, and I just saw this cute girl and I told her to take a picture of me and a friend and that was how everything started."Amy, 23, United States: "I met my boyfriend in a club last summer.I saw him from across the room and thought he was really cute.So I made my girls keep moving closer and closer to him.I was literally standing next to him for like 15 minutes before he actually said something.Once he found out I was from the States, he immediately began speaking English, overjoyed that he now knew someone to help him with it."Singles aren’t limited to meeting in clubs or bars though.