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If you date a Chilean, be ready to spend a lot of time with his or her family. Chile is a collectivist culture, read more on that here.Many Chileans are raised (whether this is intentional or not) to be jealous and cautious of others from the opposite sex.In this overview, I will address manners in Santiago as I’ve spent most of my time there.Chileans are friendly and hospitable, and they tend to be forgiving of mistakes made by foreigners.
Chile is arguably the safest country in Latin America.
Also, direct translation from English to Spanish and Spanish to English is quite comical and a popular misunderstanding when dating.
For example, some direct translations of words in Spanish come off very strong in English and vice versa, so losing things in translation happens, even if you are both fluent in each other’s native language, or if one of you is fluent.
Locals are friendly, curious about foreigners, and very family-oriented.
Family is very important in Chile and you’ll see this everywhere you go.