While some countries have a uniform cultural society, such as the Netherlands and Japan, both Canada and the United States have rich multicultural landscapes founded upon Germanic and Celtic traditions. The U.S. and Canada are remarkable examples of multicultural countries which equally struggle and benefit from the diversity of their societies. Assimilation has often been difficult for the host country as well as for the immigrant but the respect and courtesy with which migrants have assimilated has allowed these countries to embrace foreign cultures and to guide the uninformed.
This forum will allow us to talk about the cultures we have roots in as well as those we have experienced. Curious and sometimes fascinating differences between cultures include food, clothing, gestures, facial expressions, and idioms. Religion is also a significant part of culture and comments or stories of how one's religion has shaped or impacted society are welcomed. To kick off with some Americana culture: Ladies and Gentlemen, The Violent Femmes:
Two descriptions of multiculturalism are used in North America; In Canada they use the expression "cultural mosaic" whereas in the U.S. they use the expression "melting pot". Which do you like…Continue
So, on the 8th, I left my girl with a "I still haven't thrown you out yet" remark, in response to a remark she gave ("Still throwing me away I see") but either she forgot her remark at the time, I sounded too cold, or those words simply should not be spoken to a woman in any tone of voice, she took it like, well, a rational person would.When I arrived home around 3 hours later, I hit her up to clarify what I meant, and to my honest surprise she thought I wasn't going to talk to her again. I…See More
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"+1 JB, you said this very well.
I too could never tolerate a girlfriend who is "always right" or who "walks all over" me. I've ended relationships over that kind of thing.
The damaging thing about the view of the…"