In fact, anytime you date a person who is from a different cultural background there are going to be distinct differences.
Knowing some of these things beforehand could help you to avoid some serious problems or conflicts later down the road.
He is not going to want to share you with anyone, not even your girlfriends in some cases.
Understand that this is just a part of the Italian culture.
The degree of possessiveness will depend on the individual but if you are looking for an easy going, care-free lover who will gladly accept that you want to be in an open relationship, be careful that you do not let an Italian man fall in love with you.
Once an Italian man has given you his heart he considers you his to keep forever.
Italian men are notoriously the best lovers around.
Of course it does not hurt to add that Italian men are also gorgeous as I am sure you have figured out by now.