You`re on your way home. You have your son with you in a baby carriage. Its minus 12 degrees outside and around 15 cm of snow on the ground. Your battling your way through the snow to reach home. The wind has its own plan. Every step you take feels heavy and tough. Your feets… Continue reading The exercise that can change the quality of your life
An unspoken Asian problem in Norway
Men who are brought from Asia to Norway in marriage with an asian women who is half Norwegian can experience pressure. The women has to take the role as the provider until the husband manages the norwegian language and a job. He has to start at scratch building a network of friends and social network.… Continue reading An unspoken Asian problem in Norway
While attending a gathering where winning dowry was the price
Once I went to a gathering where they asked me to have a speech for them. Many women and daughters were gathered. They had a lottery. The prize was that they would pay an amount for 5 daughters dowry. When I held the speech, I said, that it is very heartbreaking to have such an… Continue reading While attending a gathering where winning dowry was the price
“Upper Hand” In Marriage
It's very interesting how elders, aunties and uncles are. When it comes to their son, they want their son to have the "upper hand" in the marriage, always. When it comes to their daughter, they want their daughter to have the "upper hand" in the marriage. The elders want their own children to decide. Most… Continue reading “Upper Hand” In Marriage
What Is Typical Norwegian?
What is the American dream? What is America today? What makes an American an American? Mostly people talk about becoming famous. Rich. Live a luxurious life. Have everything you can have that money can buy. As many cars as you need. Become rich in a few months and not work for the rest of the… Continue reading What Is Typical Norwegian?