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Swedes and physical contact Posted by on Aug 31, 2011

I never really thought about how physical relationships in different countries might be or how our physical interaction with each other takes place. In my case I was born and grew up in Sweden, so I took the way I had always been doing things to be the “right” way. At school my friends and…

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Swedes love HUGS!  Posted by on Oct 15, 2010

If you have lived in Sweden for a period of time and have Swedish friends then you will surely recognize all the hugs (kramar/kram) that are given. If you look sad, when you are happy or look worried, anytime you are around friends (and sometimes even when you aren’t) you will receive hugs. It is…

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