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Things to discuss before entering into a cross-cultural relationship: Religion (Part 1)

There are already many articles on this, and I read somewhere that all these can be boiled down to three: religion, family, money. I will write about each one in a separate post. Much has been said about these things, but I will try to contribute to the discussion with our own experiences. Other articles… Continue reading Things to discuss before entering into a cross-cultural relationship: Religion (Part 1)

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UPDATE: Report of Marriage for a Filipino Citizen Married to a Foreigner

We filed our Report of Marriage with the Philippine Consulate in Kathmandu in January of this year. This was something that we had to do because I am a Filipina who got married abroad to a foreigner. I wrote a lengthy post about that process here. I was told that it would take about six… Continue reading UPDATE: Report of Marriage for a Filipino Citizen Married to a Foreigner

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Things to consider before deciding on a cross-cultural wedding

This site has been getting quite a few hits lately, particularly the post on How to register a marriage between a Nepali and a foreigner. That post was about something that we did AFTER the wedding. But prior to that, we had to get married first. And it took countless lengthy discussions for us to… Continue reading Things to consider before deciding on a cross-cultural wedding

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State of the Marriage: First Anniversary Edition

This is it! We made it! Anniversary time! High five to the dude! I’m writing this because I want to document my state of mind at this moment that we’re celebrating a milestone. So yes, I agree that celebrating a full year that passed is a milestone. But at the same time I feel that… Continue reading State of the Marriage: First Anniversary Edition

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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)