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More Korean men experiencing intercultural marriages

27th April 2008

I just read about international marriages in Korea, particularly between Korean men and women from Vietnam, China, the Philippines, Mongolia, Thailand, Russia, Uzbekistan. In my Korean language class, offered free by the government, there are 7 housewives, me, and a Canadian man. 2 of the women come from the Philippines, 3 are from Vietnam, 1 […]

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Dirty dancing in American high schools

22nd September 2006

American high schools (and middle schools as well) routinely have school dances (typically one each month), including some evry important ones like Homecoming and the prom. Recently some schools have been cancelling the dances because students are “freak dancing” or “grinding” where the female dancer’s buttocks press against the male dancer’s groin. People in some […]

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American man trying to rekindle relationship with Korean American ex-girlfriend

10th May 2006

Here’s an interesting thread from a football message board. As far as I can tell, all the participants are male. Doug: Before I begin I need to give all of the background facts because this is a very complicated situation. It’s best to start with my last girlfriend. I started dating my previous girlfriend my […]

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An American man needs help buying an engagement ring for his Filipino girlfriend

18th April 2006

Here’s an interesting conversation from an online message board. An American man is getting ready to ask his Filipino girlfriend to marry him and needs advice about what kind of diamond ring he should buy. In America, we call this an engagement ring.  This conversation shows some interesting aspects of American culture and how Americans […]

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Thai marriage and wedding ceremony experience

4th April 2006

On November 21, 2004 I married my Thai sweetheart, Nat. Despite our cultural differences, I am an American who grew up in the South; we found it easy to be with each other. We were both older though she was 15 years my junior. She had never married. I was divorced with an adult daughter […]

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Valentine’s Day and White Day in Korea, Japan, and America

14th February 2006

I arrived in Korea in late February, after celebrating Valentine’s Day in America. I soon learned about White Day, celebrated on March 14th in Korea. This is not a recognizable day in America, but in Korea White day is an important part of the cutlure. To celebrate White Day, men normally buy women candy and lucky […]

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An authentic “where to host a bachelor party in Manhattan” conversation

13th February 2006

I recently read a message board conversation about where to have a bachelor party in New York City (Manhattan). I thought that the question (which included lap dances) and the answers (which focused on strip clubs) had something to show us about New Yorkers’ attitudes toward bachelor parties. Here’s the conversation:

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British and American dating habits

2nd February 2006

Speaking with various British people I know has made me aware of some differences between dating culture in the US and dating culture in England. Where to pick someone up In America, a bar is the first choice for many young people who want to pick up members of the opposite sex. This normally includes […]

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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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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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