I have found a New Yorker that has spent some years in Italy and he has been writing the cultural differences between US and Italy.
The first thing that I have noticed in Italy have been hearing about the food, for them, it is a true obsession.
The cultural differences manifest themselves in family situations.
In the United States independence is one of our more precious qualities.
In the United States, we have the tendency to put the career and the finances in front of our consort, children, brothers, , and parents, while for the Italian the family comes first, ever. People of all the ages go out, to drink and they remain in movement and in action. People seem to be tied up to their age, surrendering to the boring expectations of what should or should not do.
Essays Othello Iago - Italian Family Culture Essay
The roles of the genders are very different between the United States and Italy in many, many ways.
A person that asks too much to a partner or to his family it is considered bad.
In the great part of the Italian families, independence is not quite encouraged.
The violence towards the women is extremely tall in the United States that show the dark side of the confused mentality "equal but hated" of the American culture.
Both cultures have indeed a long road to cross in terms of treatment of the women. The music, the movies, the attitude in the relationships are very romantic and noble.