Jamaican men have a reputation for being extremely picky when it comes to actually settling down with someone.
This might be daunting if you’ve got your heart set on one but no need to freak out.
Here are five ways to help you secure your spot in his heart.
Respect his mother
Not sure how important this is? Just listen to local radio and hear the number of Jamaican artistes dedicating songs to their mothers. Do yourself a favour and assume that they’re speaking on behalf of most Jamaican men, because they are.
In general, mothers tend to be the head of the Jamaican household, so just know that your man will have more love and respect for his mother than anyone else.
While you may not always get along with her, try to be both respectful and helpful. Your man will love you even more if he sees that you’re trying. Bear in mind that there are limits to this, and respect goes both ways.
Respect your parents
Jamaican men pay close attention to the way you speak to your parents.
That will at the very least, let the man you’re dating know how he should expect to be treated.
This isn’t to say your man wants you to treat him like you do your father, but if you can’t even respect your own parents, where will your respect for him come from?
Save the “dashing out” for the bedroom.
Remember that saying, “lady in the streets, freak in the sheets”? This is who your man will expect you to be.
How you conduct yourself in public will have a great impact on whether or not you’re taken seriously.
Enjoy the simpler things in life.
In this harsh economic climate, your man may not be able to afford dinner and dancing every weekend.
Learn to enjoy a walk on the beach or a romantic night in sometimes. There are lots of fun, romantic things you can do that don’t cost money.
Know how to cook
They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Well, Jamaican men really love their stomachs.
You don’t have to be a world-class chef, but at the very least you should know how to cook the basics, more so for yourself than for him.
When you’ve got the basics down pat, then you can try learning how to prepare his favourite meal.
Remember to never over extend yourself for someone who isn’t ready to go the extra mile for you, it takes two to tango.
source – loopjamaica.com