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so my dad is mexican, so i'm half mexican . since i never had a quincenera am i not a woman?

mexican, quincanera

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:08 PM on Jan. 7, 2010 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • LOL
    it's a celebration of turning into a woman, it doesn't MAKE you a woman!

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:09 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

  • I had always thought that the quincanera was more of a celebration of a girl turning into a woman. I don't think you HAVE to have one to be a woman. It happens with or without it. You kept aging, right?

    Answer by spiritguide_23 at 4:15 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

  • The Quinceanera, is just a "coming of age" tradition. Don't worry you are still a woman, LOL.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:22 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

  • There are lots of quinceaneras going on where I live. Its like the mexican 15th cumpleanos version of the sweet dies y seis . Its definitely a celebration con familia y amigos and gifts. The dress is mucho mucho importante.

    Do you gusta mi "Spanglish?" lol

    Answer by 3gigglemonsters at 4:31 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

  • i never saw it as a becoming a woman thing, i'm hispanic also and it's just a birthday party. the hispanic version of a sweet 16. Hispanics dont see 15yo girls as women, they view them as teenagers, that's it, especially the dads, they always see their daughters as their little girls.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:43 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

  • a birthday party doesnt make you a woman, your chromosomes make you a woman.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:52 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

  • yep that is exactly what it means

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:16 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

  • Well, you might not be OFFICIALLY for sale to get married ! :-)

    .... just like the debutante balls of the American South, a quince-anera is the official announcement to the town that this girl is of marriageable age, and available.

    Answer by waldorfmom at 5:40 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

  • LOL. I pictured you with grey hair pig-tails, glasses on a chain and a lolli-pop!!!

    You should throw yourself a quinca now!!! For your next birthday make it all fancy, get a white lacy princess dress and make it official. That would be such a fun and funny thing!!! When my friend turned thirty she threw herself a "quinca-quinca" and it was so much fun.

    Answer by Cinnamon-mom at 8:40 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

  • This is a silly question. This has nothing to do with what makes you into woman. I always heard that your period announces the day you become a woman. LOL.

    Answer by lowencope at 8:53 PM on Jan. 7, 2010

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