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Coffee Hour: International Marriage

Author:Author unknown, Issue: May 2001, Topic: Coffee Hour

Do Race, Culture and Language Really Matter? This is the theme of a talk by three Asian women from their experiences in international marriages, as they discuss the truths and myths of international marriage.

Have you ever thought about what an international marriage would be like or considered it yourself? Almost any marriage begins with everything looking wonderful. But as time goes by, even an insignificant habit that once looked so adorable may begin to get on your nerves. In an international marriage, the tendency is to first attribute such things to differences in culture. The easy answer is, "Oh, that's due to the differences of race, culture and language".

This month's Coffee Hour deals with this interesting topic, as we hear from three Asian women in very successful marriages. Ms. Maneerat Akao, Ms. Phailin Hirasawa, and Ms. Yui Masuda will be sharing their insights concerning the truths and myths of international marriage. Any couple can spoil their relationship if they don't put an effort into making it work. Any couple can end up in an unsuccessful marriage if they are too busy focussing on their differences. Simply ascribing such problems to differences in race, culture and language may be the easy answer, but is that really true?

Come and join the crowd at the monthly Coffee Hour at the Tsukuba Information Center on Wed., May 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

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