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Things to discuss before entering into a cross-cultural relationship: Money (Part 3)

Note: 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. This is the third post. They’re in no particular order, but here is the one on religion, and here is the one on… Continue reading Things to discuss before entering into a cross-cultural relationship: Money (Part 3)

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Holidays 2017

Our celebration of the holidays this year was very different from last year. This was mainly due to the fact that we’re currently in a country that does celebrate Christmas and New Year, among other religious holidays that fall in December and January. Although it was still not the same as celebrating in the Philippines… Continue reading Holidays 2017

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Marriage Registration Anniversary

On this day last year, Scott and I walked up to complete strangers and asked if they could serve as witnesses to our marriage registration. This couple kindly agreed to do it. They were at the municipal hall to accompany their newly married son and daughter-in-law who were also there to register their marriage. I… Continue reading Marriage Registration Anniversary

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Things to discuss before entering into a cross-cultural relationship: Family (Part 2)

Note: 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. This is the second post. They’re in no particular order, but if you want to read the first one on religion,… Continue reading Things to discuss before entering into a cross-cultural relationship: Family (Part 2)

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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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Secret Language: Navigating language differences in a cross-cultural partnership

We sometimes get asked what language we speak with each other, given that Scott and I are not from the same country. English is the answer. A follow-up question that we got asked once is what language we speak when we fight, implying that it’s hard to express yourself fully in any other language than… Continue reading Secret Language: Navigating language differences in a cross-cultural partnership