Who are Prone to Depression: Asians or Westerners?

  Cultural differences between Western and Asian cultures in individualism-collectivism (I-C), a dimension of cultural variability, show a strong possibility that Asians are predisposed to more negative emotions than are Westerners. Individualistic cultures, most of which are Western, promote individual needs, wishes, desires, and values over the group and collective ones (Matsumoto, 1990). Consequently, hierarchical …

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“Remember When…”: What Makes Us Happy in Life?

Whenever we hear the opening lyrics of the famous Broadway song “Memory” of “Cats” we would probably feel nostalgic because of the fleeting nature of life. Time flies. Only memories remain in our busy minds: Memory All alone in the moonlight I can smile at the old days I was beautiful then I remember A …

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Top Myths about Women and Courtship

  Introduction Hello to all my friends, followers, and subscribers! In this post, we are going to clarify the role of women in courtship, whether they are active or passive in the process of wooing a partner, as well as their attitude to romance, whether they are more romantic than men and suffer more than …

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6 Weirdest Love Stories and Marriages Ever Told

The Bible and the Church teach that marriage is sacred and a union between a man and a woman. Ephesians 5:25 says: “For husbands, this means love your wives, just as Christ loved the church. He gave up his life for her.” Genesis 2:24: “Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and …

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How to Overcome Material Traps

Once we are born in the material world and become members of society, we are thrown into a sea of social norms. These norms can be laws, rules, regulations, customs, traditions, and other forms of behavioral regimes. Social norms when effectively enforced can be coercive to people. Each norm has coercion and sanction. This sanction …

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5 Secrets Wives Won’t Tell their Husbands

It is always a taboo or prohibited for a wife to tell her husband how she felt with her former boyfriends or past partners. Even if the husband would personally ask her, the wife would not usually reveal all about her past relationships, especially if she feels that her secrets can affect the marital relationship. …

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Male Traits Attractive to Women

Photo credit: Pixabay.com   On Physical Traits Romantic love often begins with physicality. People are embodied beings and communicate with the world through their bodies. In cultures where marriages are arranged, physicality is not a major problem in the selection of partners. But in urban and advanced societies with a strong emphasis on romantic love and …

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8 Biggest Dating Turn-offs for Women

The following are some of the biggest turn-offs for women on a date. Men must avoid these actions and traits when having a formal or informal date with a lady. A turned off girl would probably tell her partner the following observations: 1. You Lack  Confidence, Boy! Your Body Language will Show it. Insecure personality …

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Responsible Tourism

Introduction Responsible tourism is all about conformity of the tourist to the local culture, especially to the customs and laws of the host country or place of destination. There are different types of tourism and tourist. But all tourism is a cross-cultural encounter, an interaction between two cultures: the cultural orientation of the tourist and …

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