Reflection Paper About Mexican Family

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Lupita: Mom! I have a boyfriend
Mather: My love, I just want you to be happy. Who is the lucky guy?
Lupita: His name is Bryan Smith, and I was dating with him for 1 year. I know I never talk about him because I did not know the relationship was serious.
Mather: (Trying to reason with her daughter) Lupita! Why you do not look for a Mexican boy?
Lupita: Mom! but I like him, now we decide to live together.
Mather: (Altered voice) but Guadalupe! You have to think about marriage first? Where are all the values that I have taught you when you were a child? ...

Is this conversations sound familiar for you? What do you think about others families and customs? What is important for your family? It is true that Families are different around the word, I come from a Mexican family, and I have close family marred with people from US (United State)
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I am from a small town we supposed to be like the traditional Mexicans families, very conservative and dependent, but we are little differences with the exception of the number of the members, in this I always said that, “I have a traditional Mexican family”. In our case we separated from the nuclear of the family when we started the university, this is very common in families, who live in small towns, a lot of young people moves to the most nearly city, and go back on vacations or every weekend, after finished the university around 70% go back to their parents’ house. I moved to the city with my sisters when I was 16’s and I just visited my parents in vacations (every 4 months), except for my brother we never gone back to live with my parents after the university. The youngest that got married in my family was 27 years old, three of my sisters start having kids and marriage after 31, so I am still in the age range in my family, but I am older for a traditional Mexican

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