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Wedding traditions in America v.s. in Brazil

Last night I went to the wedding of one of my husband’s friends from college. Even though I am with my husband for over three years now, I had never met the groom before the wedding night. The wedding was lovely and the reception was out of a fairy tale. But that is not what… Continue reading Wedding traditions in America v.s. in Brazil

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Tips to help you learn you partner’s language

Everybody knows that it is hard to learn another language. It takes time, effort and a lot of motivation. In my case, I’ve been learning English since middle school. My husband, on the other hand, knows only the very basic of Portuguese. This language barrier brings two major issues to our relationship.  We interact with… Continue reading Tips to help you learn you partner’s language

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6 Different aspects of living in a foreign country

Among cultural differences and languages barriers, being in a multinational relationship and living in your significant other’s country can be very challenging. Here are some examples of daily life things that I found different: Food It can be difficult to adapt to the food in another country, because every country has its own traditional dishes,… Continue reading 6 Different aspects of living in a foreign country