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A “Non-Engagement” Engagement – An Offbeat Engagement Story of a Swedish/American and Japanese Couple

Editor´s Note: This gorgeous engagement story was submitted to me in September 2014 but I didn´t have the chance to publish it until now (my apologies, Ri). That means, although the author is oozing about her engagement and upcoming wedding in this article, the couple are already happily married by now. My Japanese fiancé and […]

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Lessons from My (Failed) Cross-Cultural Marriage

In talking to people about my new memoir, Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair with China Gone Wrong (Sourcebooks, 2014), I’m often asked if my story is a cautionary tale. My answer is that it is and it isn’t. On the one hand, I don’t want to make general statements. Not all cross-cultural marriages will […]

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Ghanaian-Chinese Intercultural Marriage – Challenges Are Easier Solved if You Find the Right Person

Mills Yamoah and Rebecca Cui have been married for eight months and they´re currently living in Nanjing. Both are English tutors and they own a teaching agency, Yingwuyingyu. Their marriage isn´t only mixed culture, it is also interfaith.

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Marriage Q&A: I Hit My Wife and She Left Me, What Should I Do?

Your heart is like a vase; it breaks from lack of care, love, good communication and appreciation, and from violence. Why do mother-in-laws negatively affect their children´s relationship? I met her daughter & we fell in love. Everything was normal as she gave me a baby boy. We live happily as spouse in my house […]

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How to Make Your Wife Happy

via The total of relationship books written for women outnumbers the relationship books written for men simply because few men read relationship guides and advice even if they very much need them. So if you´re a husband and you´re reading this article about making your wife happy, please know that I salute you. I admire […]

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Why Travelling Together is Good for Marriage

We just got back from Berlin, hubby and I spent six days exploring the city, sightseeing and trying the best foods and restaurants in town. Travelling together is a bonding activity that we always look forward to each year. In 2012 we went to France. Last year we re-visited Thailand. Are we rich to be […]

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Canadian – Indian Intercultural Marriage: True Love Knows No Color

True love knows no color, and it was not even a factor in my choice to marry him. My soul mate found me – and he just so happened to be Indian! The bliss and challenges of an intercultural marriage.