Dating show affection
While the age of consent is just 13, sex scenes are common on television, mainstream papers contain adult-oriented adverts, lesbians and gay men can marry, and the population seems very liberal.
Outside of large cities, people are quite straight-laced; generally, couples only living together after marriage and homosexuals mostly stay in the closet.
But even in places like France, where people are generally very demonstrative publicly, the intimate kissing and caressing that may be acceptable in Paris is not always going to be tolerated in more rural areas.
While she is receptive to your displays of affection, she seems to be uncomfortable initiating these gestures on her own.
If you have detected this from your date and it troubles you, take action now in order to avoid unnecessary tension in your relationship.
So, kiss openly in Madrid but not in the deepest parts of Galicia.
Belgians – men and women – may give friends and relatives a kiss on the cheek. Couples can openly show their affection for one another, but keep the more intimate stuff private.