The church still plays a fairly big role in many people’s lives in Portugal.
So if you have a strong faith yourself, you will want to talk about it before you get too far dating someone, to ensure your values are similar.
That said, Portugal is a modern country in many ways and more women are joining the workforce there, as most anywhere else.
In the bigger cities chances are you’ll see much more equality between the sexes in all ways.
Due to the hot weather though there are some advantages to come dressed in a skirt!
Also, some Portuguese men simply appreciate seeing the feminine side of you.
I also don’t suggest you believe all Portuguese men will hit on you in inappropriate ways.
So let’s have a look what others, who know a bit more about dating Portuguese men have to say.
It just means that’s how they are used to things being.
And in a way only gran can, she smacked him with a newspaper!
I don’t suggest men doing something inappropriate when my gran is around.
As with many other neighboring countries there has been a lot of rivalry between Spain and Portugal.
They even have a saying that marriage between people from the different countries are never a good idea: “Just like the East winds from Spain bring storms, likewise, Spanish spouses bring trouble.”Body Language While close friends touch each other whilst speaking to emphasize something, the Portuguese don’t get in your space in the same way the Brazilians do.