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Archive for January, 2006

Weddings in the Philippines contrasted with Amercan wedding culture

31st January 2006

Centuries old Wedding traditions and wonderful Philippine customs make Filipina Weddings (Kasalan) some of the most beautiful wondrous celebrations on earth. The Filipino culture’s high regard for the sanctity of Marriage has given the Philippine Wedding Ceremony many customs and traditions that will be new to Americans.

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Jungle Fever

29th January 2006

Jungle Fever was directed by Spike Lee and is rated R. Wesley Snipes plays an African-American architect from Harlem and Annabella Sciorra plays an Italian-American woman from Bensonhurst in this movie about interracial romance in America. I never saw it when it came out in 1991, but I certianly heard about it. In my predominantly white school […]

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Mississippi Masala

29th January 2006

Mississippi Masala was released in 1992 on Columbia TriStar Home Home Entertainment. It was made by Mira Nair Films and rated R for sensuality and language. I watched it in a film class during my first year of college. Mississippi Masala is about African American Demetrius (Denzel Washington), and an Indian woman, Mina (Sarita Choudhury). This intercultural […]

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Dating and Marriage customs in Northern India

26th January 2006

India has much diversity in terms of cultures and religions. Dating habits differ widely in all these areas. People in North India, spanning from Jammu province to Central Indian states Delhi and Uttar Pardesh (zone 2 on the map) call themselves an ‘Aryan’ race, and believe they are a racially superior warrior class.

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Bachelor and stag parties

22nd January 2006

A bachelor party (also called a stag party, stag night (UK), or bucks party (Australia)) is a party held for a bachelor shortly before he is married. This is typically the soon-to-be-husband’s last party as a single man. The stereotype is that the man to be married engages in activities a new wife might not approve […]

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Swinging defined

22nd January 2006

Swinging, sometimes referred to in North America as the swinging lifestyle or simply the lifestyle (although this simplified term is also used by people into Leather and BDSM), includes a wide range of sexual activities conducted between three or more people. Swinging activities can include having sex with a partner while being watched; watching others […]

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Cultural Mosaic

18th January 2006

Different groups have different dating cultures and there can be many different groups with different customs in one country. For this reason, no article can completely describe a country’s dating culture. Each article should be considered one small piece of the cultural mosaic. The articles about dating culture from regular people. Our authors include an […]

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Physical intimacy: A comparison of expectations held by young Korean and American adults

18th January 2006

In this paper I’m going to summarize what my 18-25 year-old Korean university students have told me about Korean dating culture and compare that with my experiences and experiences that American friends have told me about regarding the high school and college dating scenes. It should be noted that I went to high school in […]

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Divorce and Child Custody in Thailand

18th January 2006

 Post marriage, Thai ladies prefer peace to ambition if it comes at the cost of conflicts. Separation in Thai Society is not very painful without involving much acrimony, property is divided equally, and the children may accompany either parent. The choice of parent who would keep custody of child is generally by consensus or mutual […]

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Physical Intimacy in Thai Dating Culture

18th January 2006

Thai ladies are monogamous, usually virgins and usually shy. During dating they are very sensitive to acts that may affect their reputation and status. Though, it may be changing now, very few Thai girls opt for discrete sexual experiences during dating. During the initial phase of dating, absolutely no going to bed, not even hugging […]

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