Attitudes to Cleanliness and Wastefulness in Bicultural Marriages in Japan

Couples in bicultural marriages face numerous challenges when trying to sustain love. In one of my previous articles, I discussed the main issues that Japanese and American married partners encounter in this pursuit. I examined cases of third-culture marriage in … Continue reading

How Sensitivity and Humility Work in Bicultural Marriages in Japan

Intercultural partners encounter numerous challenges when attempting to find and maintain love in a bicultural marriage. In one of the previous articles, I talked about the main problems that Japanese and American couples encounter. I looked into those cases of … Continue reading

Can Touch and Intimacy Sustain Love in Bicultural Marriages in Japan?

In bicultural marriages, intercultural partners face numerous obstacles when trying to establish and maintain love. I went over the main issues that bicultural marriages between Japanese and American partners face in one of the earlier blog articles. Through observation and … Continue reading

How to Better Communicate with Your Dating Partner in the Digital Era: Should You Text or Talk?

In modern digital life, romantic partners have different means and possibilities to communicate. In their relationships, they can talk to each other in person or just communicate by exchanging text messages. It can be hard to decide whether to text … Continue reading

In Ghanaian Culture, Love Is Helping and Caring for Others

Many studies have shown that despite cross-cultural similarities, cultural conceptions of love vary across societies (see, for review, Karandashev, 2019; 2022). Culture influences how individuals experience and express love, as well as social norms prevalent among communities (Fiske & Taylor, … Continue reading