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Cross Cultural

Education: Empty Promises & Hollow Threat

John had been pressing me to perform a psychological experiment on our son. The reason why I hesitated at…

The Long Distance Family Challenge

Social distancing has been well-kept in my family, with my husband stuck in Canada and my mother’s husband—my father—staying…

Do You Speak Your Love’s Language?

Ways of expressing love vary between cultures: some say it, others show it. So how does expressing love translate in cross cultural relationships? I was…

How I Told My Family I’m Dating a Foreigner

Although having a foreign boyfriend or girlfriend is not unusual, it still arouses disputes, disapproval and concerns from the…

My Husband’s Suffering Month

Before giving birth, you almost always get whatever you want, even at weird hours, but the sitting month after…

The Process to Getting a Certified Mixed Marriage

Most couples will eventually take the big step towards marriage. What is the process involved in getting cross-cultural marriage…

My Special Day

Most brides want to be in control of every aspect of their dream wedding, but in…

The Gift Guessing Game

“Guess what i got you,” a common phrase thrown around this time of year to keep…

Living with the In-Laws

Mothers can be a complex issue for married couples even if they are from the same…

Spare the Rod, Spoil the Child

It is a parent’s job to set rules for their child to teach them. Sometimes children…