Ask the Yangxifu
Answers to your questions about dating, marriage and family in China/Chinese culture or the West.
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.
In this week’s Ask the Yangxifu, I feature not one but three different questions from the mailbag — and invite you to weigh in with your own advice! “Katie” wrote that she met a Chinese research assistant with a PhD at a nearby university in North America, but is frustrated because he’s so busy and […]
Here are three things I wish I had known when I first started dating Chinese men.
M asks: I am a single [Western] girl living in Shanghai, just turned 30. From what I’ve noticed most chinese guys around that age are already married. Is there any chance of meeting a single guy in China? —– Yes, there’s always a chance of meeting single men in China — despite the fact that […]