When it comes to language Korean students believe that it allows for

When it comes to language korean students believe

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themselves. When it comes to language Korean students believe that it allows for communication with others, nothing about self expression. Collectivistic cultures engage in others belonging and
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bringing yourself and others together (Myers). The goal is to mix or come together and support one’s community. When it comes to marrying, collectivistic marry for life. Divorce rates may be lower due to the mindset of wanting to be together as a whole and be within one (partners). The mind set makes them want to be together forever. For example, in the survey that showed 86 percent who were unhappy in their marriage but stayed when interviewed 5 years later they were happy (Myers). Self-disclosure is exposing the intimate side of you with someone close to you such as a spouse or close friend (Myers). Self-disclosure is difficult for me but sometimes may be easy depending on the person and how we click together. When I first meet someone and go on dates and get to know each other, it is hard to disclose things about myself even when the other person does. I have been through many traumatic things in my life and do not trust anyone therefore self-disclosure is hard for me. They are rare times when I find someone who I enjoy talking too and get comfortable with and self-disclosure comes easy and I open up to them as they open up to me. When others open up to me I find it easy to open up to them just how the book states about disclosure reciprocity (Myers). It does feel good to let go on how I feel and my deep
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