Few things are as provocative as mixed couples. When it comes to two persons falling in love, being together, getting married, different cultures and religions might put extra weight on the two as they have to see if their life values can coexist. My own belief is that it depends a lot on the individuals whether the relationship will work out or not, if they accept each other’s differences – without trying to change the other one too much.
Many times people (not only men) have been asking me if I could date or marry someone from another culture and what my boundaries would be. The conditions are different for everyone – here’s mine.
I-wanna-date-the-awesome-Jenny check list:
I’m a religious (any religion), do you mind? No, I don’t (but you have to respect me for the secular person that I am).
If we have kids I want them to speak my language, even if you don’t speak it, is that ok? Of course, I believe everyone should know about their background and speak the language of their parents.
I would like you to learn about my culture. Sure, we’ll learn about each others.
I want to be the more dominant one in the relationship as I’m the man, it’s important to me. Nope.
That was my check list! What’s yours?
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