There’s a saying that goes: when you marry someone, you also marry their family. This is particularly true for two women based in Johannesburg; 32-year- old Lebohang* and 31-year-old Tumi*. Although Lebohang is not married, she has been in a relationship for almost nine years and hasn’t had a great experience with her partner’s family. “At first, I thought his family would ease up on the negative remarks and teasing about my upbringing when I explained that certain things were done differently in my culture. I had hoped that disclosing the fact that I lost my mother at a young age would serve as reason enough for them to understand my way of thinking. But, it didn’t; instead, my partner echoed their sentiments and never defended me, even though he knew the whole story.”
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Damage At Work: Who Pays?
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Safety Tips When Driving With Kids
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The Impact Of The Coronavirus
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THE OLDER SIBLING Blues
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Owning THE SPOTLIGHT
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Life After losing a child
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SET. READY. GO
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TUMI goes virtual
TUMI, the leading international travel, lifestyle and performance luxury brand, launched the breakthrough TUMI Virtual Store to debut its spring 2021 collection and deliver an immersive and enhanced Omnichannel experience to customers all around the Asia Pacific and Middle East region.
TUMI LAUNCHES FIRST VIRTUAL STORE AND DEBUTS COLLECTION
TUMI, the leading international travel , lifestyle and performance luxury brand has launched the breakthrough TUMI Virtual Store to debut its spring 2021 collection and delivers an immersive and enhanced Omnichannel experience to customers all around the Asia-Pacific and Middle East region.
LEADS INNOVATION IN TRAVEL LIFESTYLE WITH THE LUNCH OF FIRST VIRTUAL STORE
Rutina de amor propio
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Laying down the law
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TU MOOD TU ESTILO
NO TODOS SOMOS AMANTES DEL COLOR ROJO O NOS GUSTA COMPRAR UN PINO NATURAL CADA AÑO. TE DAMOS UNAS IDEAS PARA CREAR UN ÁRBOL QUE REFLEJE TU PERSONALIDAD.
‘I WILL MISS HER JOKES'
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