Tag Archives: Relationships

Dating in Japan: Express Yourself (& Impress Others) in Japanese

Japanese dating culture can be a minefield for people who aren’t familiar with the culture. Politeness and cultural hierarchies dictate very specific language to be used (along with certain rules) that should be kept in mind while exploring you romantic interests. Perhaps you’d like to tell your Japanese-speaking romantic interest how you feel? How about(…)


One Couple, Two Languages: How Modern Families Handle Linguistic Differences

They say relationships are hard, and those of us with partners who speak another language may be in some of the most difficult relationships of all. While love is universal, so are other fundamental human emotions. And when it becomes difficult to express those emotions in words that both parties can equally understand and appreciate, things(…)


Residency And Children: What To Know Before Marrying a Brazilian

There are many beneficial aspects of being with someone from abroad – learning about a different culture, a different language, being introduced to different music and tasting different food. Many adventure seekers are attracted to new cultures, and marrying a Brazilian definitely has its perks. But it can also be a complicated process – especially(…)