Mixed marriage

Mixed marriage, inter cultural, inter lingual marriages.

Conflict in Mixed Families and Conflict Resolution with Foreign Partners

How to deal with conflict in mixed marriages •Don’t give examples from your own country •Apologize even if it means you’ll lose the face •Never use generalizations about his/her country/culture/family even if he/she previously accepted that (e.g. we,…s usually are not punctual) •Don’t touch and don’t get so close, different cultures have different use of proximity •Check …

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Problems Children Face in Mixed Families: Intermarrying and Children

•Children do not really know their grandparents ancestors. •Family members, such as grandparents and cousins, are not able to communicate well with the children (TCK). •One side of the  family does not celebrate  host culture’s holidays and observe its traditions. •One side of the family has to explain jokes and/or ask for them to be …

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Marry a foreigner: Why Some people Don’t Want to Marry a Foreigner

Since many activities in marriage are joint, such as the raising of children, the purchase of a house and other consumer durables, and the spending of leisure time, dissimilarity in taste would complicate these shared activities. People prefer to marry someone who has similar cultural resources because this enables them to develop a common life- …

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