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Meeting my South Asian parents-in-law for the first time

In my previous blog post, I recounted the events leading up to Scott’s admission to his parents about our relationship. In this post, I will pick up where I left off and talk about the first time I met my future parents-in-law. While there are common themes in many cross-cultural relationships (opposition from family, strict… Continue reading Meeting my South Asian parents-in-law for the first time

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Telling South Asian parents about your cross-cultural relationship: This is our story

You might be wondering why is this even a thing. Most of the time it’s not. But if you’re in a relationship with a South Asian person, then it most likely will be a thing, if it isn’t already. A quick Google search will point you to the most popular blog posts and reddit discussions… Continue reading Telling South Asian parents about your cross-cultural relationship: This is our story

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State Of the MArriage (Mo 8,Yr 1)

This is what marriage looks like, at the moment. We’ve been married for more than half a year now, but have only lived together by ourselves for the past two months or so. And this past few months have been crucial in establishing what our marriage would be like outside of the direct influence of… Continue reading State Of the MArriage (Mo 8,Yr 1)

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Report of Marriage for a Filipino Citizen Married to a Foreigner

If you’re a Filipino citizen living abroad, you still have to report major life events to the Philippine government – such as when there’s a marriage, birth, or death. This is not common knowledge. I only found this out from a chance meeting with a Filipino who got married to a foreigner outside the Philippines.… Continue reading Report of Marriage for a Filipino Citizen Married to a Foreigner

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HOW TO: Switch from a Nepal Tourist Visa to a Marriage Visa

I first came to Nepal on a tourist visa that I got on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We were able to register our marriage before that visa expired, so by the time I needed to renew it, I was already eligible for a spouse (non-tourist) visa. This is how we did it. DISCLAIMER: This… Continue reading HOW TO: Switch from a Nepal Tourist Visa to a Marriage Visa