Yin Minn Myat
CRT 100-012/ Prof: McHenry
Submitted: April 01, 2014
Throughout the history, people have a lot of problem and still they have loads of problem to solve until they die. I am the one who include these people. Mostly I don’t have a problem, mean I didn’t have serious problem in my life. I live with my parents since 2010 and I came to the United State in August 2010. The first time, within 20 year, I lived alone in NYC and I stated my new life alone. Honesty, I did not see any big problem so I have never thought how to solve the problem. Now I found a problem which always makes me feel uncomfortable. It is about my relationship and it makes me feel unsafe between me and my society.
First of all, I date with different nationality. My boyfriend is from Ukraine and my parents totally disagreed my relationship. The reason is clear he is not Buddhist. I have no chance to explain why I choose him, they denied my excuses. I only hate why they can’t accept my relationship. My parents wanted me to date with only Burmese. I don’t know why I date with this Ukraine and I fall in love with him. So I decided to move in with him but there is a thing I was not ready for marry him. But my parents thought that I will marry this guy very soon. I moved in with him December 2011. Truth, I don’t even let my parents know my situation. My culture and my society won’t accept the living together. I know it but I broke it.
Every country has a different culture. Generally, people believe that women and men should live together after they married. Nowadays, couples start living together according to the Living Together before Marriage a Statistical Rick by Michael Foust “The number of cohabitating couples has soared in recent decades, from about 439,000 in 1960 to more than 5 million today. About 10 percent of couples who married between 1965 and 1974 lived together before marriage. Today, that number is more than 50 percent.” I am normally can’t lie to people who I know...
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