May 2011

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Canadian-Chinese interracial and intercultural marriage – patience is crucial

I’m Canadian and Maggie is Chinese. Not only do we come from very different cultures, we also have very different socioeconomic backgrounds, which I feel makes for a quite unique and colourful marriage.

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3 Stages of cultural adjustment

When you go through a life transition such as finding a new job, moving to a new house or a new country, you go through distinct phases. ou’re met with a different culture. People may think, act and make decision differently.

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My American-Christian best friend is marrying a Ghanaian-Muslim – I’m upset and confused, please advise!

What a best friend can do to support an American friend who’s engaged to marry a Ghanian Muslim albeit confusion.

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Your Intercultural Marriage Book Review – a guide to a healthy and happy relationship

“Your Intercultural Marriage” is something that I was actually searching for.

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Is a third culture kid more likely to succeed or fail in an intercultural relationship?

“If you hate being asked “Where are you from?” chances are, you’re a Third Culture Kid. You’re a global nomad, an international traveler, a wanderlust.”

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8 behaviors to interpret – know your response based from your culture, beliefs and perceptions

We all heard about this saying that two people can look at the same thing but see and interpret differently, and by this, we subconsciously …

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Canadian-Danish intercultural relationship – the difficulties of relocation

I am Canadian, he is Danish. We met while he was living in Canada, working as a cowboy. After spending a year and a half in Canada together, we decided to make the move to Denmark.