Bolivian women are a diverse and vibrant group of women, and while they are all unique individuals, there are certain characteristics than most of the population have in common.
Bolivia is a colonized country in South America, and has been colonized by the Spanish.
However there is also a significant and diverse number of Indigenous populations as well.
Much mingling has happened among these cultures, and while there are now immigrants from all over South America and some parts of the world; most of the population is descendant of either the Spanish colonizers or mixed Indigenous and Hispanic.
While Spanish is very close to French, as a Latin language, the proximity with the United States has created a context where South Americans are most likely to have some knowledge of English as their second language.
This makes her more accessible to you, though men are generally more likely to have access to language for work than women do.
Women are of course very active in the work force, but more women stay home as full-time mothers than they do in Europe or South America.
1. Flexible Time
Bolivian women, like many South American women, are typically very relaxed about time.
This means that this lady is unlikely to be very fussy about tardiness, but will also function on her own watch.
Of course, in major cities there is more of an emphasis on working around the clock, but for the most part, South American sense of time is very different than most of North America and Europe.
South American families are typically larger than North American or European families.
Women tend to marry and have children relatively young and have more children.
Dating is typically oriented towards this goal, and women are seeking fun, but especially an opportunity to find the right mate and father for their children.
Machismo culture persists somewhat in South American culture, and in Bolivia men are expected to be the head of the household while women take on most of the child-rearing responsibilities, however they are generally also very independent and strong in character and very loving mothers and wives, and value the importance of extended family and relatives as well.
3. Economic Differences
Most of South America is characterized by relative poverty.
While there are difference classes within each country and across South America, the majority of the population is accustomed to standards of living that are much more rudimentary than what we might be used to in North America or Europe.
This means that most South Americans live very modest lifestyles, and the temperate climate also invites a very simple way of life that does not require adaptation to a vast range of temperatures and climates.
This simplicity is characterized by low consumerism, emphasis on values other than financial gain, and a culture that tends to value meaningful interaction over personal gain.
However, many Bolivian women would be charmed at the possibility of meeting a charming stranger who might promise to show them a life by North American standards, which would seem lavish and luxurious to them.
4. Art and Culture
A large part of South American culture is influenced by Spanish art and music, and dancing is among the most prevalent activities enjoyed by Bolivian girls.
It is not uncommon for women to love dancing with any partner they find, and is not considered as intimate as it might be in North America or Europe.
It can be quite accessible to be flirtatious with a dancing partner in a platonic sense, but for Bolivian ladies this is a great way to get to know someone better.
That’s right, something as simple as dancing can be an important element of your dating experience with Bolivian women, so take a few dancing lessons if you want to keep up with her because most South American women are excellent dancers, as they learn to dance very early in life!
5. Nature and Culture
South America is known for its lush surroundings, beautiful nature and fragrant and colorful flora and fauna.
Bolivia is no exception and as many South Americans, Bolivian ladies enjoy wearing very colorful clothing.
They may find that the neutral tones so prevalent in North America are flat, and will certainly bring some color into your life.
They will appreciate your sense of style if you enjoy wearing bold colors, and most of them are really into bright colors and very feminine fashion styles of fitted clothes.
This makes the Bolivian lady as attractive and appealing as her natural surroundings.
These aspects are among the many aspects that distinguish Bolivian women and are all things you will be able to observe for yourself given the opportunity to take her out on a nice date.
Remember to bring her some exotic flowers if you do!
By Maria-Hélèna Pacelli