16 Hilarious (And True!) Latino Problems


8. Having to avoid family gatherings because you’re on a diet. 
And if you do go, having to avoid sitting by your abuela: “Mija, you’re too thin!”

9.Watching TV is so much better in Spanish.
Especially if you're watching soccer: GOOOOooooooooooOOOOOOL! 

10. Seriously, iPhone autocorrect, guapo is NOT the same as “guano.” 
Sadly, iPhones still don’t recognize most Spanish words. If only I had a dollar for every time I accidentally told a cute guy he was bat feces...ew.

11. No one understands your obsession with Prince Royce, Romeo Santos, or Marc Anthony. 
Prince who?

12. Your family somehow manages to integrate their culture into major American holidays....in strange and unusual ways.
Thanksgiving: Turkey with a side of....enchiladas? 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New YorkNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. . You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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