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Kanchhi

Originally posted on Nepali Chhori:
By Sanju Baral (Originally posted on Drishtanta) We are the advocates of equality. Freedom is our mantra. We believe that we are free to choose our own paths, priorities and way of living. We are…

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Talking to kids about sex – cultural comparisons

This is a video of parents talking to their children about sex and how babies are made. In Western culture, it’s more common to have this ‘awkward’ but necessary conversation at a young age with either our parents or through … Continue reading

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A conscious man

This is a bit of an add-on to my last post more generally about relationships and not specifically about culture. It’s about finding a ‘conscious man’. I have pulled together based on conversations with friends and my own experiences. A … Continue reading

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Advice for all girls with all men (not just white girls and Nepali men)

Today I received a message from a distraught American girl who thinks her Nepali boyfriend is going to have an arranged marriage on his upcoming visit to Nepal because of the societal pressure from his parents. Over the years of … Continue reading

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Nepali baby clothes

How cute are these baby clothes?? For anyone with a Nepali baby these are perfect. Designs include “50 per cent Nepali” and my other favourite is “Yes I’m bilingual. I can cry in both English and Nepali”. On the weekend … Continue reading

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Taboo subjects of conversation – a comparison

If you hang around Nepalis, you will soon begin to learn there are a lot of topics that many Nepalis are not comfortable talking about. I’ve been hanging around Nepalis for 6 years, from little kids to teenagers to middle … Continue reading

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White girl in a sari is now on facebook! Like my page

White girl in a sari is now on facebook. I’ll be posting interesting links from around the world on intercultural relationships, Nepali culture, Australian life, cross-cultural communication, politics, humanity, parenting, feminism and all sorts :) Like my page here or … Continue reading

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