Articles about love, family and relationships in China.
3 Challenging Things About Meeting the Parents for People in Intercultural/Interracial Relationships
Here are three things that I’ve found challenging about meeting the parents and family in intercultural and international relationships.
Wang Jia, an avid supporter of the AMWF community with a special project of his own, asked me to pass this on: Wang Jia is married to a German lady and lives in Holland. He is interested in AMWF relationships. And he wants to make a wider impact through a TEDx speech on this topic. Originally […]
Why should uplifting Asian men come at the expense of others – women, and especially, women of color?
Yes, there’s courage in writing something incredibly personal about your marriage to a Chinese man. And I should know…because I once quit blogging.
The CCTV English-language show “Crossover” (a cross-cultural talk show) invited me to be on an episode about foreign wives in China. Here’s the scoop!
Charlotte Edwards-Zhang, who blogs at Chinese Potpourri, just had a nifty article published at Yoyo Chinese titled What to Expect When Dating a Chinese Guy. And I’m thrilled to have contributed my thoughts to the article, along with Jo Kelly-Bai of Life Behind the Wall. Here’s a snippet of the piece: A decade ago, my […]
Last week, Matador Network just published my article titled “The 18 Funniest Chinese Phrases (and How to Use Them)“. Here’s a snippet of the article: 1. Chinese people aren’t just in a class all their own. They’re “a crane among a flock of chickens.” (鹤立鸡群, hèlìjīqún) 2. In Chinese, you’re not better late than never. […]
Six years ago on May 18, 2009, I first pressed the “publish” button on Speaking of China. Thank you for your support over the years!
An interviewer asked, “Tell me about some cultural differences between you and your Chinese husband.” Why couldn’t I think of a single decent example?
I found my way to China (and my Chinese husband) long after my mother passed away. What if she could have seen me now?