Been dating for 3 years
Good luck to everyone with international marriages.I think apart from all these enlisted problems, it can be really rewarding and interesting – but everyone needs to be veeeery aware of these difficulties before entering.Below are a few reasons for why I find international marriage difficult. Would they live with me or him or travel between us both? Being that I am not fluent in German (and my German seems to decline steadily each year that we live in the USA), it pains me not to be able to understand nuances of my husband’s language.Although I wouldn’t say these are necessarily reasons not to marry a foreigner (I chose the title to match our other fun, more positive post), 10. One of us is always living far, far, far away from family and friends. My husband especially feels this when Christmastime rolls around: There is nothing even close to a Weihnachtsmarkt here in Seattle (and where is the smell of roasting nuts filling the air? When I lived in Germany, Thanksgiving came and went without even the sighting of a turkey, let alone family getting together to celebrate. My husband and I have learned to appreciate most of one another’s cultural quirks (this has actually been a fun process overall). Being that one can never know where life will lead us, if my husband and I were to divorce (God forbid), I have no idea how difficult things could get. All in all, international couples who divorce tend to have more difficult decisions to make when compared to those who live in the same country. When we visit his family, I often don’t understand subtle jokes and can feel like an outsider. However, international marriages take just that little bit more.Multilingual Living is the place where she shares her knowledge about raising multilingual and multicultural children.Corey, an American, and her German husband live in Seattle where they raise and homeschool their three children, ages 15, 14 and 12, in German and English.
Daddy remains on skype and will come sometimes …poor kids.
And it is a good thing because I would have killed the bastard! We first met in California and started dating also lived together for three years in California and that was 17 years ago . So the kids are extremely lucky to have both sets of grandparents only a short drive away. ) but my husband suffers a lot in missing his family in Brazil (we visit them once a year for a month at a time). Having said all of this, looking back I would probably do it again …
I hate any male that even raises his voice at a woman let alone hurts one! I was actually searching for something else and I read 10 reasons why not to marry …… We have been married for 16 years next month is our anniversary:). I still miss my home country, although I’m sure it’s changed so much now I wouldn’t feel at home if I went back. Reply Dear Wendy, I am happy that you are so understanding to visit his family so often. all of the points listed are very well known to me …
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Huh every point rings a bell…got divorced after living in his coutry for 9 years.
Aside from getting used to living with one another, we had overarching cultural differences to deal with which could really wear us down and test our marriage. Even though my husband feels very comfortable here in the States, he still doesn’t feel 100 percent at home.