Dating costa rican women
This makes it difficult to have privacy in their parent’s home and in some cases forbidden depending on how religious the Costa Rican family is.
Teenage Pregnancy Something that was very surprising moving to Costa Rica was that birth control is readily available over the counter at any "farmacia" in the country without a prescription or parental consent.
Ticos/Ticas now usually require spending massive amounts of time with them whenever possible.
Jealousy is not simply a cultural aspect that does not have any reasoning behind it.
The negative effects of teenage pregnancy include: obstructed labor, shame of teenage mothers, results in increased risk of infant death and maternal death or disability.
These same cases are also at very high risk for sexually transmitted diseases such as HIV or AIDs by indulging in careless, unprotected sex.
High rates of teenage pregnancy can also be attributed to the lack of communication about the topic in general.
The girls, as in any culture, seem to be a little more sensitive, and since they are possessive as well, cutting the cord is even harder to do.
When breaking up with a Tico, expect that now their partner is not allowed to talk to any of his or her friends anymore, as in most cases they will no longer give the time of day. Motels here in Costa Rica are mainly used by couples looking for privacy.
As with any group, there is great variety in behaviors as everyone is different.
In Costa Rica there are no major dating sites available like