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Family time is marriage conference

“You’ve heard it before, but when we spend time with our parents and relatives, the conversation nearly always comes to the same topic.

“Do you have a boyfriend?”
“Are you looking for one?”
“You’re almost 25. you should get married before 25, otherwise you’ll be a lonely old lady.”

Seriously aunties, don’t you get bored of asking?

If you can find the love of your life…..”

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Wedding – most expansive day in life….and then???

May is traditionally the month for weddings. Month #5 is so popular because 5 means richness, wealth, long life, peace and health.

Within the last ten years the average number of weddings has increased for about 60%. More and more Chinese want to marry officially, in the way as it’s practised in western countries. This of course also supports family as a social value. More and more people ………..

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Change of households in China

Chinese families become smaller and smaller. The number of one-person-households grows instead rapidly. This is due to the low birth-rate and a changed attitude towards marriage.

The National Committee on Health and Family-planning states that the average of …………….

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If you marry a Chinese woman, then be prepared 😉

There’s an interesting and astonishing effect when marrying with a Chinese woman. Quite often when I talked to western men who married a Chinese woman, most of them agreed to the observed effect, which is like this:

Before the marriage Chinese women more often seem to be restrained, friendly, a little shy, ………

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Rising dragon around the dome of Cologne, or: what is cultural integration Part II

…..I realized the birth of this picturesque image I talked about earlier. This image reminded me of experiences which I had as consultant and coach in companies when they follow a fusion process. A fusion in business is based on an intercultural process. One company with its special culture joins, meets and unites with another company, with its typical culture. In contrast to official wording most of these processes are a non-equal-fusion.

Most of those fusions in business failed. They faile because of a wrong approach of understanding intercultural communication. Intercultural communication and integration in business often means: We put those two companies together, have a look, try to find out the most effective and efficient elements of structure and efficiency in order to build up the new company on these analytical results.

Intercultural communication and integration does not function like this. ……………….

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