Problems Children Face in Mixed Families: Intermarrying and Children

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  1. •Children do not really know their grandparents ancestors.
  2. •Family members, such as grandparents and cousins, are not able to communicate well with the children (TCK).
  3. •One side of the  family does not celebrate  host culture’s holidays and observe its traditions.
  4. •One side of the family has to explain jokes and/or ask for them to be explained.
  5. •Children grow up with a different set of cultural assumptions than parents.
  6. •One side of the family experiences discrimination because of the ethnicity of his/her spouse.
  7. •Children grow up with gender roles parents do not approve of.