If this happens, you can always top up his cell phone.In order to “top up” a Cuban cellphone, use the website com.They can only see the last 10 emails sent before it automatically deletes, so don’t be blowing up his email.Also, you’ll find yourself dropping everything to talk to him once he is connected to internet, because you never know when he’s going to be able to connect again. I got so tired of carrying around my phone and being available, especially when you’re traveling or at work trying to live your life. So if you fell for it, you were only doing what was natural and right in the world.
I needed him to hustle for these phone calls until I felt secure enough to send money. But not everyone is paranoid as me, so if you can’t wait to talk to him, go ahead and do so! After this experience, though, let a man not text me back. IF HE DIDN’T HAVE TO RIDE HIS BIKE, SPEND HIS ENTIRE PAYCHECK, AND SIT IN THE HOT SUN TO TALK TO ME THEN I DON’T WANT IT. This process takes 2 to 3 months (probably lookin’ more like 3) and the visa is valid for 5 years. This has been, admittedly, the hardest thing for me to overcome.If you’re OK with rolling with the punches and seeing how it goes, and he/she makes significant effort to maintain contact with you while abroad, you should just go with your gut and do what feels good. Communicating In Cuba Is Complicated, Expensive, And Requires Multiple Apps. My Cuban papi has to buy an internet card every couple of days (at times spending his entire month’s paycheck just to buy internet to talk to me three times a day), ride his bike to the center of town, connect to internet in the blazing hot sun (IF it’s working), and then try to video chat with me.Most of the time the video chat is frozen and I see his face in this ugly (cute) frozen motion and have to hang up and call again.With the absence of a strong presence of Catholicism, Cubans are, for the most part, sexually free and not conservative about sex at all.If you’re worried about infidelity, I suggest you not get into a relationship with one.It’s best to either have a set time planned to connect and give him your undivided attention.