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Bizarre Dating Ritual #7: Check Ups

Bizarre Dating Ritual: The Check Ups

Er, isn’t that a medical thing? Hardly. I just wish I had 10,000 pesos for every time I answered the phone to the words: Donde estas, Corazon? …

Like the Shakira song? Erm… look, just forget the States and Europe, where your man might call you once a day – in the afternoon or evening. It seems a Colombian beau is never off the phone. My Colombian girlfriends tell me they need these check-up calls. They feel abandoned when dating a foreigner.

What should I do? Either find something new to tell him when he calls every couple of hours or play the blonde card and tell him you’re afraid to answer your phone in public… I guess it’s almost true…

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