If each tiny, agile step forward is a step away from something else — guaranteed not to be there forever, trustily waiting for our return– we need to consider with extra care where we’re headed and when we choose to go.
When a Turk raised in a conservative Brooklyn emigrant community studies in Istanbul she realizes progress comes from a community, not a location.
A British-born woman of mixed ethnicity is torn between loyalties to her country of birth and others her family is tied to.
Easy answers to complex cultural questions can’t prepare an American for her submersive role as member of a Kurdish tribe by marriage.
Trying to assimilate to the greeting norms of another culture leaves us bumping heads and stepping on toes.
Meeting my future Turkish in-laws, behavior speaks louder than words and appearing eager to belly dance is dangerous for a daughter-in-law with a Russian name.
After four generations of immigration, a New World woman finds the mysteries of extended lineage often crop up as synchronicity, quirks of taste, wanderlust.
The editor of Matador Life contrasts the urge to keep moving with the condition of exile.
If marriage is the smallest unit of a community, then cross-cultural couples are ambassadors, peace-makers, and change-agents.
When you live a global life, how do you cope with death-at-a-distance?
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