5 Deadly Differences that Can End a Marriage

Marriage is cross-cultural. It is not only a union of persons but a union of cultures or way of life of two people who have different cultural upbringing or socialization. It is expected that conflicts and tensions can occur during the marriage. But there are certain differences which can threaten a marital commitment. The following …

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Top Areas that Married Couples Argue

Marriage is always inter-cultural. Two individuals who decide to tie the knot in marriage know that each one of them come from a different cultural orientation. Culture is a way of life of a group of people living in a particular locality. Every individual has distinct cultural orientation with regard to beliefs, values, attitudes, practices, …

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Top Areas that Married Couples Argue

Marriage is always inter-cultural. Two individuals who decide to tie the knot in marriage know that each one of them come from a different cultural orientation. Culture is a way of life of a group of people living in a particular locality. Every individual has distinct cultural orientation with regard to beliefs, values, attitudes, practices, …

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It’s Official: Men to Suffer More Emotional Hardships than Women after Breakups!

Many assume that women would suffer more trauma than men after an ending of a serious relationship. This conclusion may be true in the economic realm, especially  if the female partners or wives are dependent on their boyfriends and husbands for support. But in the emotional or psychological realm, the case may be different. Women …

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Why Marital Commitments Change?

There is only one important reason why people’s commitments in marriage or romantic relationship change. Commitments transform because people and situations always alter through time which are often beyond human control. Married couple’s commitment to love one another, for instance, can deteriorate because one or both partners gradually dislike each other due to physical change. …

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In Courtship, Don’t Just Rely on that “Angelic Face”!

         It’s not true that one’s character is shown on one’s face. If it’s angelic and beautiful, then he or she is probably Mr. or Ms. Right or one's long-lost soul mate or destined partner in life! Social science research has shown that there is no dependable association between facial features and personality …

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Why Marital Commitments Change?

There is only one important reason why people's commitments change. Commitments change because people and situations always transform which are often beyond human control. Married couple's commitment to love one another, for instance, can change because one or both partners alter their perception or love for the other due to physical change. A change in …

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Why People’s Commitments Change?

INTRODUCTION Why people's commitments change? Despite the fact that people promise to love one another or married couples take the wedding vows seriously, permanent commitment to stay together is not always attainable. Well, let me just explain here two important reasons why commitment in a relationship changes despite the serious promise of couples to stay …

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Why Cultural Compatibility Matters in Romantic Relationship

There is a popular belief that romantic relationship fails because of personal incompatibility. People who fall in love eventually separate due to irreconcilable differences. Many say that differences in personality are often the cause of  break-up. But one can rarely hear from them blaming the cultural incompatibility between partners as the main culprit on why …

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What is a Deceptive Love?

Fig. 3.6 “Romantic Couple” by Ambro (Image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net)      Let us start with a short story of a man who had mental reservation or lying when he didn't tell his girlfriend that he is already in love with another woman while still in relationship with her. This can be considered a form of …

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