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This show is for multicultural couples who are planning to blend their life together! Mixed weddings and supporting diversity, that’s what the ‘Getting Married Multiculturally’ Podcast is all about! Being in a multicultural relationship means we get to live life with so many diverse experiences! We learn new languages, survive long distances, become traveling experts, and get to enjoy a variety of food, music, and traditions. We call another culture our family, we raise global children, and we become socially open minded. Your host, Edit, is Hungarian. She was born in Serbia, studied in Italy, and now living in the States with her American husband and two daughters. On this Podcast she is sharing some inspirational mixed-couple stories to support and encourage you along this exciting journey. Edit is a wedding photographer with a passion for documenting multicultural stories, and she is also bringing you wedding experts to talk more about blended wedding ideas and tips.

This show is for multicultural couples who are planning to blend their life together! Mixed weddings and supporting diversity, that’s what the ‘Getting Married Multiculturally’ Podcast is all about! Being in a multicultural relationship means we get to live life with so many diverse experiences! We learn new languages, survive long distances, become traveling experts, and get to enjoy a variety of food, music, and traditions. We call another culture our family, we raise global children, and we become socially open minded. Your host, Edit, is Hungarian. She was born in Serbia, studied in Italy, and now living in the States with her American husband and two daughters. On this Podcast she is sharing some inspirational mixed-couple stories to support and encourage you along this exciting journey. Edit is a wedding photographer with a passion for documenting multicultural stories, and she is also bringing you wedding experts to talk more about blended wedding ideas and tips.
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United States

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This show is for multicultural couples who are planning to blend their life together! Mixed weddings and supporting diversity, that’s what the ‘Getting Married Multiculturally’ Podcast is all about! Being in a multicultural relationship means we get to live life with so many diverse experiences! We learn new languages, survive long distances, become traveling experts, and get to enjoy a variety of food, music, and traditions. We call another culture our family, we raise global children, and we become socially open minded. Your host, Edit, is Hungarian. She was born in Serbia, studied in Italy, and now living in the States with her American husband and two daughters. On this Podcast she is sharing some inspirational mixed-couple stories to support and encourage you along this exciting journey. Edit is a wedding photographer with a passion for documenting multicultural stories, and she is also bringing you wedding experts to talk more about blended wedding ideas and tips.

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English


Episodes

046: My Immigration Story on the Love Beyond Borders Podcast | Celebrating my Americaversary

11/17/2019
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Today is November 17th, and that’s the day when I arrived to America. Exactly eleven years ago! I landed in Seattle and was on my way to reunite with my then fiancee, Adam, so we can start our life in Kennewick, Washington. But things went wrong at the border and I decided to cancel our wedding. I never shared this story before, because I was scared and worried. However, I had to realize that there are so many of you out there that could benefit and learn from my experience. So when Kelli...

Duration:00:53:16

045: Leah's Jamaican-Guyanese-Canadian-American Wedding

11/16/2019
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Today I have Leah with me, who is going to share her Jamaican-Guyanese-American-Canadian Wedding. Yes, she added traditions from all of these nationalities! And beside the cultural traditions she put so much effort into adding personal meanings, small details and family heirlooms into their wedding day. But at the same time, she didn’t get disappointed when something didn’t go the way they have planned. I think that no matter which country you are from, you’ll find some great ideas in our...

Duration:01:03:22

044: How to create a bilingual wedding ceremony with Carly Petracco

11/8/2019
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This is the second part of my conversation with wedding celebrant, Carly Petracco. I love Carly’s advice on making sure to focus on the feelings when it comes to making the ceremony more engaging. “Language is such an important way to make your wedding inclusive. It’s how we express ourselves in the most basic way. If your ceremony has a lot of love, laughter and happiness; but people don’t know what’s going on for a few minutes, that’s ok.”⁠ In this episode Carly and I chat about: How...

Duration:01:06:22

043: Interview with KC from the Borderless Stories Podcast + Birthday GIVEAWAY

11/1/2019
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Can you believe we hit the one year mark here at the Getting Married Multiculturally Podcast?! Woohoo! Come and celebrate with me as I share a gift and a fun giveaway with you! Plus listen to my interview I had on the Borderless Stories with KC, where I talk about my life story and intercultural marriage. Thank you so much for being part of the GMM podcast community, regardless if you are new to the show, (there is a lot of binge listening to do!), you are a long time follower, or...

Duration:00:43:48

042: Talking about multicultural ceremonies with Carly Petracco

10/26/2019
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I’m so excited to introduce you to Carly Petracco, who is an American wedding celebrant and founder of the Your European Wedding Celebrant, based in Portugal. In this episode she shares her journey traveling and moving to different countries, and how she had three weddings with her Portuguese husband. Carly talks about: What was her biggest culture shock when learning about different cultural wedding traditions and rituals? How does she help intercultural couples create their...

Duration:00:49:50

041: Marcela's Mexican-American Wedding

10/19/2019
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Marcela is from Mexico, and she lives in Texas with her American husband, Brian. They had a blended Mexican-American wedding, spiced up with some Game of Thrones and Harry Potter themes. *** SHOW NOTES:https://editvasadi.com/mexican-american-wedding-marcela Bridechilla Grads FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/chillagrads/ Marcela's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/marcela_j_allen/ Join the community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gettingmarriedmulticulturally/ GMM...

Duration:00:53:54

040: Why Adam and I love to travel together!

10/13/2019
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In this episode I have some exciting news about the GMM podcast, plus sharing four reasons why Adam and I love to travel together. Tune it! Blog Post: https://editvasadi.com/traveling-connects-us

Duration:00:26:15

039: The danger of feeling isolated when moving to a foreign country / Part2

10/5/2019
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After talking about my personal story in part 1, in this episode I’m sharing 13 tips on what to do when we start to feel isolated in a foreign country. After all, why would we even get lonely?! *** If you feel isolated, join our FB group and let’s chat: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gettingmarriedmulticulturally/ SHOW NOTES: http://editvasadi.com/feeling-isolated-abroad INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/editvasadi/ *** Resources mentioned: - "The Moving Abroad Blues: Can It...

Duration:00:39:05

038: The danger of feeling isolated when moving to a foreign country / Part1

9/27/2019
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Everything was amazing in the beginning when I moved to America. We were so happy to finally be together, and I got familiar with the place pretty quickly. But shortly after we got into our everyday routines, I started to feel disconnected from my husband, and isolated from my new environment. I was struggling to fit in. *** If you feel isolated, join our FB group and let’s chat: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gettingmarriedmulticulturally/ SHOW NOTES:...

Duration:00:32:37

037: Your wedding day is not a photo shoot!

9/20/2019
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You should not waste your time taking curated pictures, spend it with your loved ones! I’m here to convince you to find a wedding photographer who will capture those real, unexpected and imperfect moments. Somebody who is focusing on documenting this day, instead of staging and creating fake memories. Some of the moments I've captured: Documentary Experience *** Bridechilla article: How to make your wedding day not about photography. *** Grab your “6 tips to better document your...

Duration:00:38:30

036: The ups and downs of vacationing with your LDR (aka long distance relationship) family

9/14/2019
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“Should everything always be amazing, perfect and bubbly when you are together with your family 24/7 for weeks?!” This summer I spent 5 weeks visiting my family in Europe. We did a lot of traveling together and made a ton of memories. It was -by far- my longest stay, and by the end of it the question I’ve wrote above popped in my head. What happens when you are compressing a year worth of time with your loved ones in just a couple of weeks? How does it feel to move in with your parents for...

Duration:00:38:33

035: How do I incorporate different languages into my multicultural wedding?

9/6/2019
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Most of us had to learn or adopt other languages during our intercultural relationship, so let’s not forget this important piece, when it comes to wedding planning. We want to make sure everybody feels included and understands what’s going on. Right?! In this episode I’m sharing some ideas to incorporate different languages into your multicultural wedding. Enjoy! *** Get your bilingual wedding invitation discount code: https://editvasadi.com/bilingualwedding SHOW NOTES:...

Duration:00:38:01

034: I'm scared to make "the move"

8/30/2019
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Everybody who wants to build a life together in a foreign country needs to think about this. How much of a responsibility are you taking and how big your commitment is to this relationship? I know there are thousands of reasons you want or need to move, but not everybody is experiencing this process in the same way I did. In episode 34 I’m sharing some tips and ideas to prepare yourself and get more confident about this big move. *** FREE MULTICULTURAL PLANNER STICKERS: ...

Duration:00:46:03

033: How to get your wedding guests engaged in taking pictures

8/25/2019
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Engaged in taking pictures is when your wedding guests want group photos, they are ok with posing for the camera, or even just letting the photographer take candids of them. But ‘engaged’ could also mean guests who love to take pictures. So, who wouldn’t want to do that?! Usually older people who think they don’t look good, or as young and slim. Or worse!- That they are not as important. Especially relatives, -parents and grandparents- who think they are not worth to be in the...

Duration:00:28:28

032: Introducing 'that' unknown culture on your wedding day

8/21/2019
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If you are with your partner for a while, you may have experienced that not everybody is as excited about your origin, culture and traditions as your partner is. Some friends and family members may even be against it. People are often so attached to their habits and believing in stereotypes, that they start to get afraid. The thought of somebody coming and changing everything scares them. Even if this resentment is toward more specific things like, following a tradition or ritual, can get...

Duration:00:36:32

031: We had a hard time communicating, and that become our culture (interview with Adam Denning)

8/13/2019
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I share a lot about my multicultural marriage, how and where I met my husband, Adam, about our long distance relationship, language barrier, courthouse wedding. But this time I wanted to sit down with Adam and have him talk about his side of our story. How he experienced our first time meeting, our intercultural relationship struggles that we had when I moved to America, and about our separation and why we almost got a divorce. WHEN I SAY “MILAN, ITALY” WHAT’S THE FIRST THING THAT COMES IN...

Duration:00:31:57

030: Am I experiencing reverse culture shock?

7/26/2019
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"Reverse culture shock is the emotional and psychological distress suffered by some people when they return home after a number of years overseas." But do we experience this even when taking a visit to our home country? *** Resources mentioned: https://www.investopedia.com/terms/r/reverse-culture-shock.asp FB community: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gettingmarriedmulticulturally/

Duration:00:31:50

029: How to choose your wedding photographer?

5/30/2019
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The wedding photographer is the only vendor who will be with you all day, so your relationship with them is very important! The more comfortable you feel, the better the pictures will be. In today’s episode I’m sharing some tips on how to find the perfect fit, and who should be documenting your wedding. Enjoy! LOVE+CULTURE HAVEN - join our 4 days long retreat: http://lch.editvasadi.com Blog posts mentioned: / how to choose a wedding photographer: ...

Duration:00:44:35

028: Hungarian things that are weird in the USA

5/17/2019
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Today’s episode is a really fun one. I’m sharing some Hungarian habits that Americans (especially my husband) found weird and unusual. Enjoy!

Duration:00:35:22

027: How I got married at the courthouse

5/10/2019
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When Adam and I got married, we where sure that there will be an other 'real' wedding sometime in the future... But it never happened. And I'm ok with that. *** SHOW NOTES: http://editvasadi.com/courthouse-wedding/ GMM COMMUNITY: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gettingmarriedmulticulturally/ INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/editvasadi/

Duration:00:26:42