Are Italian men macho?

Rick Steves, the leading European travel writer and host, ponders whether ‘Italian men macho or mama’s boys?” While in Venice, Steves discovers that men are described by the term “mammones” – those who are highly dependent on their mothers – and that “95 percent stay at home until they find a wife to be their new mother”. “Even if they move out, they come home for the cooking and laundry.” Read full article here


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