If a girl doesn't approach or initiate contact with a shy man, nothing will happen.
This is true, but handling this situation isn't as simple as you might think...
They are very tender and sentimental and will not hesitate to hold hands, hug and kiss in public.
A post I made about why women shouldn't take the initiative in relationships evoked some questions about how to deal with shy men - after all, shy men don't chase women, and are unlikely to initiate anything.
Again, with the younger generation and the Americanizing of Mexicans this is not always going to be the case but we are talking about traditional Mexican dating values.
Usually a Mexican man will be the first to make the move on the woman he wants to date but he will do it in a very sweet way such as bringing flowers.
In the same way it may take an American man some getting used to if he begins dating a Mexican woman who seems to want to cater to his every whim and submit to whatever decisions that he makes.
Of course most men would not complain when faced with that situation.
For this reason, take a few minutes to learn about some of those customs. Mexican Gender Roles There is no doubt that this is one custom that seems to be prevalent whether you are living in the US and dating a Mexican or living in Mexico.