Ask the Yangxifu
Answers to your questions about dating, marriage and family in China/Chinese culture or the West.
Are we more vulnerable to the throes of a one-sided relationship when we’re dating someone in a foreign country?
Chinese Singaporean man seeks independent Western woman with “life in her” – and reminds us of diversity
Don’t always assume he’s too conservative or traditional for you to date just because he’s Chinese and you’re an independently minded Western woman.
A reader wants to know how being married to a Chinese man and to the Chinese “extended family” changed has changed my “feminist” (independent) views.
Seven incredibly weird questions from search terms that will never become real Ask the Yangxifu columns, but might just make you go “Hmmmm” or laugh!
A Western woman plans to invite her siblings to her wedding ceremony in Beijing. The problem? They refuse to give hongbao (red envelopes with money inside).
For some Chinese men and Western women in love, a big question looms over their relationship — where should the couple live and work in the world?
February 14, 2014 marks the rare concurrence of Valentine’s Day/Chinese Lantern Festival. I discuss how to celebrate including two special tangyuan recipes.
“You should check out this website.” That’s what I’ve been telling a number of readers who send me Ask the Yangxifu questions — I refer them to some of the fantastic sites that I follow and admire. So I thought, maybe it’s time to do a brief post and spotlight some of my favorites? Western […]
A story of a European-Chinese couple fighting for their marriage and family, who needs your advice and support.