Puerto Rican Misconceptions

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The more I hang out with my Puerto Rican boyfriend, Joseph, and his family, the more I get to know and understand their culture. Since I am Mexican, it was difficult for me to get along with my boyfriend’s family members, because I would hear absurd rumors that Puerto Ricans dislike Mexicans. Thankfully, those comments from others, were misconceptions. To me it was important to be accepted by my boyfriend’s family because that would make me feel more comfortable around them. Now that I have been dating my boyfriend for more than a year, I have noticed that Mexicans and Puerto Ricans share some similarities, but both ethnic groups have more differences than they have in common. Mexicans and Puerto Ricans have very little similarities. Both

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