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Family and parental influence in intercultural relationships

Many people I know say that in an intercultural relationship you can’t underestimate the importance of keeping good, close relationships with your partner’s parents. In a marriage or relationship with someone from Asian culture, parents are often very involved in the … Continue reading

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Brown girl poem

This poem is for all the amazing Nepali women! In fact – it’s for any woman who has ever been taught to feel shame just for being born a girl. For any woman who has been told that you: -should not smile and laugh … Continue reading

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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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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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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 visit … Continue reading

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