This is the second post about immigration and sexual awareness. The first articale can be found here. The current one focuses on the topic of BF and GF.
Historically, the concept of BF and GF was not involved with Persian culture. It is mostly applied to describe a close relationship of two people from opposite gender. The main concern is the degree of closeness. Continue reading “Does boyfriend and girlfriend relationship exist in the Persian culture?” »
Journey through loan modification …
I am going to share with you; dear reader, my story about loan modification.
Starting with financial melt down and the biggest recession of my life time in U.S., our home that me and my wife live in lost almost 25% of its initial value. At the same time I lost/quite my second job, I am saying LOST since, it was part time and I was working for a Chinese distribution company between 6-8 hrs in the afternoon. They decreased my hours to bear minimum working hours in a sense that staying there would be almost as if I had no job. So I had to leave the position. Comes to time, the expanses and you know the story … Continue reading “Journey through loan modification …” »
Young Generation, Migration and Cultural needs
When a person migrates to a new country, from the first moment of his/her arrival, he/she faces with new challenges. The migrated individual not only should solve daily challenges but also they should be able to satisfy their cultural needs. By migration to the new country, people enter to a new cultural world. Many social rules of the new country are totally different from their home country. The person should gain new social skills to deal with daily challenges. These challenges become more complex to be solved when the person is not familiar with cultural rules of the target country. It takes a while for each individual Continue reading “Young Generation, Migration and Cultural needs” »
How to feel emotionally empowered?
These days especially in the Western world societies, people faces with several challenges. I personally agree that it is not easy to deal with life obstacles and still be HAPPY. But, life without challenges loses its real meaning. By solving problems, the person will emotionally grow. During the last few years, I have been attending self-help classes instructed by
clinical psychologists. As a writer, this article provides me with an opportunity to share some of life techniques I have learned in the classes. Continue reading “How to feel emotionally empowered?” »
What does usage of sexual material do to one’s real life relationship?
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Have you ever wondered how many percent of people watch porn movies? This is an statistic that you can not normally find due to the fact that this is habit that most people do it under cover and they would not want to mention or show it off, but one good way of coming up with some number is by looking at the numbers of Billions of dollars which this industry makes every year, based on the results back on 2006 just in US the industry made 13.33 billion dollars. Continue reading “What does usage of sexual material do to one’s real life relationship?” »
Females and Self-Love
istorically, Females social identities have been diminished in great extend . During centuries, social power has not been shared equally between females and males across different societies. Nowadays, females are know ledged about this inequality. They tend to develop their social identity. Even in Middle Eastern societies, females gain high educational level, although there are more severe social limits for participation of females in those countries females seek to gain social powers by gaining higher educational degree. Continue reading “Females and Self-Love” »
How to speak English fluently?
From the first moment we land a foreign country, we face with the challenge of talking in
the target language. If the migrated person could talk in the target language and be able to communicate with native speakers of the target language, he/she will more easily face with challenges. As an immigrant, we face with various daily issues, for example; making appointment with a doctor, go for grocery, opening bank account, etc. Consider an immigrant who is not able to communicate in the target society due to lack of linguistic skills in the target language. Continue reading “How to speak English fluently?” »
Am I an Iranian?
After immigration, this has been always one of my deep, deep questions: Am I still an Iranian? Do I belong to the pure Iranian culture whose the most common symbol is the notion that families gather on weekends and/ or holidays and after eating dishes full of fat meals like Kebab or Joojeh, males gather on one side and talk about politics and economy specially the price of meat and chicken and females Continue reading “Am I an Iranian?” »
How to find your other half in 21st century?
Now a days that’s 21st century, in which the traditional Persian method of finding future partners don’t work , or even if it does , the new generation doesn’t like the old methods any longer ,one may wonder how should two prospect couple meet each other? Especially for us as immigrants?
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Persian partner or foreigner?
Persian Gentlemen! Do you prefer to be in a long term relationship with a Persian lady or a female from other ethnicity? In answering this question there are some different views that needs to be considered.:
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