Cross cultural dating relationships
It doesn't sound like you want to deal with this individual's culture or even really this individual. Don't misunderstand me - this is NOT because he is Albanian and I'm not.Also, if you don't ask him about these things and he's not willing to compromise as well then you're probably better off going separate ways. This is about whether or not love withstands the issues (such as not being Albanian, etc.) enough to want to remain together and build a life together. Because of the known traditional customs in his culture, would love have ever been enough?I perceive our relationship as over - so some of you may write that I would be wasting my time asking the following question about the relationship. I met him at a beach bar and we started hanging out.However, this issue was the centerpiece of our problems and I would really like some insight, as much as possible, on this topic. About 7 months later I thought we spent so much time together we both coined it a relationship and we've been together since.Some forums can only be seen by registered members.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.Couples can enhance their relationship by taking the opportunity to be curious and learn about their partner’s culture.
I know what really matters to me and what I want in the next 5 years. I'm never invited to holidays (we never spent holidays together, including midnight new years eve), I've never been introduced to his parents, and I often feel excluded. I know that I don't want this in the next 3 years, so it's negotiable who I spend my time with right now.The following suggestions for cross cultural dating may help those in mixed relationships: Of all the many factors (age, education, beauty, background) that determine who you would like to date and eventually marry, commitment to the relationship is pivotal.Without it, you are living in a glass house at the bottom of a rockslide; with it, you luxuriate in the moonlight, protected by the walls of the Taj Mahal. If you like what you’ve just read and want to learn more, you can order Dating the Ethnic Man: Strategies for Success Faizal Sahukhan, Ph. is a Registered Counsellor and Clinical Sexologist who specializes in offering therapy to individuals and couples in cross-cultural relationships.You can't enter a relationship expecting someone to change in the way you want.You've been with him 2.5 years and he is still hiding you from the family. I don't see why you would need to communicate with him any further. Find an independent man with similar goals and values.