No one will be offended, and her family will probably appreciate it. There's no such thing as "casual." She'll be dressed to the nines no matter where you go, even if she's just picking you up from the airport. Please don't expect a home-cooked meal every night.
Some Latinas grew up cooking, and others have started fires just trying to boil water, so if she suggests takeout or pizza, go with that and don't complain.
What you want is to create an experience of a relationship with you that will attract the kind of man you want to be with. A first date is probably not the time to don an entirely new style; you want to relax knowing you look terrific instead of second-guessing your ensemble. Everyone at this age has less than supple skin and midlife baggage. If the date turns into a relationship, all of this is fodder for discussion and will come up naturally.
But if you lay out your emotional cards in the beginning, you will overwhelm your date and obscure all the positive things about you and your life. If you've spent the bulk of your adulthood in a long-term marriage or relationship, especially one in which your sex life was Saharan, now is the time to try the things you've only imagined.
Only a few minutes ago, we’d been standing together drinking beer, when the other guy made the dubious and drunken decision to put his arm around me.
What happened next was awful, confusing, and I wanted it to stop.
Nurture yourself in your alone time: start that yoga practice, take a cooking class, write a blog. Invest in some merengue lessons or bachata classes – heck, learn how to do the Running Man if you really have two left feet!Just show her you’re at the very least willing to make a fool of yourself on the dance floor to keep her somewhat entertained, if not utterly embarrassed. I was standing on a dirt path in a Russian country village, holding my boyfriend Anton’s torn, bloodstained T-shirt.All that could be heard in the darkness was my friends and I shouting his name, and the thuds and grunts of Anton wrestling with another guy.But don't get to the end of your life regretting the kind of sex you never had. And don't trot out a laundry list of the other people who have wronged you, or go on about how much you hate your job. Don't be miserable that you're not in a relationship.