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If you’re alone this Valentine’s Day and you find yourself fantasizing of a love affair in the Mediterranean — don’t.While Italy is well known for its food, art, and scenery, it’s not exactly a secret that Italian men have a reputation for being some of the most romantic in the world.Don’t get me wrong, I love meeting the parents, but the Italian mother-son bond is borderline weird.When a 35-year-old man still eats most his meals at Mom’s kitchen table and she comes over once a week to do his laundry and tidy up his apartment, you’ll know something is not quite right. In Italy, THREE OUT OF 10 marriages end in divorce because of the close bond between Italian men and their mothers. When mamma’s out of sight, you’ll be the one attending to your bae’s every physical and emotional need.
I once went on a date with an Italian man, and the first thing he said when he greeted me was “Wow! ” At first, I thought his candor was refreshing, and then I realized he was just a jackass. Part of his charm is that in that moment he’ll actually believe it himself– even if for just one night. Of course, there are exceptions, but in my experience, they’re rare.
There are few things in this world stronger than the bond between an Italian mother and her son.
HALF of Italian men still live at home with their mothers— a phenomenon known in Italy as ‘a not-so-polite way of saying ‘big mommas boys’.
You may not be in love with him, but who can resist a free tour guide and language coach? They will likely spend more time in front of the mirror than you getting ready.
His eyebrows will be perfectly combed and he will smell like he just bathed in a vat of cologne.