a change of tone

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a change of tone

Our opinions are an accumulation of our experiences. There are so many factors that go into how one forms an opinion. How can one judge another's opinion before attempting to understand the needed context that developed that train of thought? How can one attempt to explain an opinion to the other side if you yourself are unwilling to budge or acknowledge that their thoughts, feelings, and beliefs are as equally valid as yours? How can you expect one to listen, but not hold yourself to the same standard? 

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Marrying the family, not just the person

When you marry in Iran, you don't just marry the person, you marry the family. Family is who you mostly hang out with, and there's a certain family culture that's majorly taken into consideration when bringing someone else into the picture. Because the West has such a high emphasis on individualism, this sort of group input can seem bizarre when it comes to something as personal as marriage.

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27 hours

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27 hours

I am a people watcher. It's fascinating. Watching mannerisms and how humans interact with other humans and the rest of the world can tell so much about a character. A great place to people watch is at the airport.

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