by Lee Carson, MSW, LSW (and LifeLube pal)
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Some examples of things that may come up include: issues around your partners race from family and/or friends; dating someone of a different religious experience than your family’s belief (ex: someone of the Islamic faith dating a Christian); dating someone from a different country among other things. Cultural differences can be even as nuanced as one partner coming from a smaller more reserved family and the other from a larger family where they are more boisterous and socially aggressive. The possibilities of the varying cultural differences that could present themselves are endless.