5 Cultural Differences between China and Germany

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[Hold your horses! I don’t want offend anybody! I state my perceptions and experiences! I just know a few Chinese people personally, so my remarks are not representative!]

Here are 5 cultural differences that I witnessed being with a Chinese man for almost four years. Maybe I will write another version of this article focusing on differences in relationships.

1. Sense of Community

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I noticed that many Chinese people are rather egoistic when it comes to the environment or empathy.

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Don’t lose your Inner Child

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As I get older, I find it more and more difficult to not take things too seriously. There is more pressure and you are responsible not just for you, but also for other people. At some point, decisions seem so set in stone. If I am going to decide for option A, there is no turning back (or you can turn back with a great loss of time and effort).

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Quick Check: Minus 18 Grad

(This review will be in German because I couldn’t find an English version of the book  and I don’t know if there even is going to be an English version…)

*****KEINE SPOILER*****

Das ist der erste Krimi den ich seit einer langer Zeit gelesen habe. Wenn ich Krimis lese, dann Schwedenkrimis! Den letzten Schwedenkrimi den ich gelesen habe war die Millennium-Trilogie von Stieg Larsson (definitive Leseempfehlung!). Als Abwechslung zu meinen normalen historischen Romanen, musste ein Krimi herhalten!

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Quick Check: Only Time Will Tell (Clifton Chronicles)

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*****NO SPOILER*****

Today I check the first part of the Clifton Chronicles. In total, there are 7 parts (the English editions are already all published on Kindle while the last book in German will be published in December 2017). I love starting late with a series because I don’t have to wait for the next book to publish and can immediately start reading the next part!

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Difficulty of Giving Love Advice (+ Tips)

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When I was in my hometown during the holidays, I met my best friends. We know each other since school! One of my friends has trouble in her relationship for so long already (they are a couple since 3,5 years). I don’t want to go into detail but let’s say they fight more than they have “good days”. I am already quite sick of their relationship because they always fight and she cries about him but goes back to him…

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