Couples who don't speak the same language rely on Google Translate, body language and a lot of eye contact. Even though a language barrier can come with frustrations, as the old saying goes, love always finds a way. A 2016 study indicated couples in binational relationships actually have a higher satisfaction rate than couples of the same nationality.
How is it possible to have such a meaningful relationship if you don't speak the same language? Language barriers aside, how can you manage the challenges of dating someone from a different culture?
According to relationship coaches and language experts, if you're patient and willing to learn, these types of relationships can be very rewarding and long-lasting.
"You have to approach each other with compassion and patience—endless reserves of patience," said Lily Allen-Duenas, the founder of the Wild Yoga Tribe who met her partner in Cambodia on a small island resort. When