until it dawns on you that you’d fallen for the oldest piropo (pick-up line) in the book: “Se te cayó un papel…
Its not unusual to meet a man here and have him profess his undying love 2-weeks later.
They’re exotic, attractive and come from a fascinating foreign land.
There is no lover more alluring than one from a different culture and everyone knows that bringing home a Latin lover is a far better souvenir than a squashed (Argentine cookie) or a fake Boca Juniors t-shirt.
He proceeded to ask you out no less than 150 times, your refusals to accept him only bolstering his resolve.
Finally, your defenses worn down, you conceded to go out for a drink with him.
It’s been two weeks now, and what do you know, you’re dating an Argentine.