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What are common Swedish attitudes towards sexual relationships with large age gaps? [closed]

Because the age of consent in Sweden is 15, I assumed that it reflected a “sexually liberal” general culture in which there was a social consensus that it is ok for someone of at least 15 years of age ...
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I'm looking for a place in the U.S. that is like Argentina [duplicate]

I live in Argentina. The cities of Quilmes, Ezpeleta, Berazategui and a few others are my home. I'm moving to the U.S.. I've stayed in Mobile, Alabama for a year, and the place sucked my soul out. I'm ...
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I'm looking for a place in the U.S. that is like Argentina

I live in Argentina. The cities of Quilmes, Ezpeleta, Berazategui and a few others are my home. I'm moving to the U.S.. I've stayed in Mobile, Alabama for a year, and the place sucked my soul out. I'm ...
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What is best enterprise for IT Consultant in US?

I'm IT consultant graduated from French public engineering school, I work currently as Cloud Solutions Architect in Paris and plan to make my career in New Technologies (AI, Robotics, Cloud/DevOps, ......
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How private is the nature of German funerals? How welcomed are uninvited people?

Where I come from if you attend an uninvited planned funeral of a friend, family, acquaintance, it's much appreciated and is taken as a sign of respect for the deceased and their family. I heard that ...
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Which countries don't have a strong “car culture” (noisy cars & bikes)? [closed]

I currently live in Wales. Like most of the UK, it has a very high rate of people driving extremely loud cars and motorbikes, at all times of the day. Like a lot of people, the noise annoys me, but ...
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What should be considered when moving temporarily to Saudi Arabia

How should an EU-citizen prepare for a temporary internship in Saudi Arabia given that they are not acquainted to the (I presume vastly) different culture and bureaucracy. Is there a reliable and ...
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Is Singapore a power distant culture?

I live in Europe. I got opportunities to work in Singapore, but I'm worried about the Asian power distant cultures. Here why: Last time I was traveling to Germany for seminars, there was some ...
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What is the non-literal meaning of the book title "Kom hier dat ik u kus"? [closed]

There's this book called "Kom hier dat ik u kus" by Griet Op de Beeck. The title's literal meaning seems to be "Come here so that I may kiss you". I haven't read the book (nor can I with my poor ...
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Is not saying good morning and jumping straight to instructions considered normal in Poland? [closed]

I am living with some Polish roommates (not actually in Poland but Indonesia) and recently I went to bed ill. In the morning I ran into one, he knew I was sick and he did not ask anything to inform ...
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Negotiating new car prices in Spain [closed]

I used to sell cars in the US, where it is normal for car buyers to negotiate final sale price of the vehicle, even on a new car. I'm looking to purchase a new vehicle in Spain. Is it normal/...
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How to learn and adjust to Indian English, as someone who's used to British English?

I'm a Brit, currently in India. While a lot of the people I meet speak at least some English, and others speak fluent English, there are definitely times when it feels we're divided by a common ...
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How do I deal with cultural differences? [closed]

Growing up between 3 countries I often found myself in difficult situations, caused by local cultural tolerances to racisms, slang that means different words, hand gestures that offend people in one ...
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How to make new immigrants culturally sensitive to the American way?

In the USA, I have worked with a lot of people from Asian countries. Most of them somehow assume, amongst many other things, that most American societies encourage free sex. What are some of the ways ...
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