Articles about love, family and relationships in China.
When I was reading “Little Soldiers,” I couldn’t help thinking about the many Western women I know in China who have Chinese husbands and children here.
Just recently WWAM BAM ran my interview with Pamela, who is our lovely WWAM of the Month. Here’s the intro to that post: If you’ve viewed our post on 25 More Stunning Photos of Western Women & Asian Men Who Got Married or Engaged (The June 2017 Edition), then you’ve seen Pamela, who graced the […]
Ask me what toilet I would prefer and I’ll say, “It depends.” At home, I always want a sitting toilet. Outside the house, however, I prefer squatters.
Most are unflattering, and some are even downright derogatory. In other words, they’d be right at home in any standup comedy routine.
One of the reasons I’ve been so busy in the past month? I’ve been planning a huge move for September. Yes, that’s right — I’m moving to another city in China. What city? I’ll let you know later this month. In the meantime, I want to keep it a surprise. (He, he, he! 😉 ) […]
The group blog WWAM BAM! (Western Women, Asian Men – Breaking All Molds) just published my piece spotlighting our WWAM of the Month: Toni. Here’s an excerpt from the piece: If the WWAM community held a talent show, you can guarantee Toni would shine onstage. This native of Alexandria, Virginia is a singer-songwriter who can […]
So August has turned out to be one of the busiest months of this year for me. Who’d have thought the traditional “vacation month” could be so hectic? While I’m catching up on things, I thought I would share a few pictures from our anniversary celebration by Hangzhou’s West Lake a few weeks ago. Sure, […]
In case you missed it, WWAM BAM! recently published my post titled On Attraction Between White Women/Asian Men And What’s “Normal”. Here’s an excerpt from the piece: “It’s totally normal for white Western women not to be sexually attracted to Asian men,” wrote a woman in a comment I happened to read. I shouldn’t have […]
It felt like a total a palm-in-face moment. After all, hadn’t he read my CV, which explicitly stated I was an American, in bold letters?
It was my husband who helped me understand the reality in China – that wedding banquets matter not just to the bride and groom, but to the entire family.