Articles about love, family and relationships in China.
The Wall Street Journal just published my article titled “Mom, If Only You Could Have Known the Expat I’ve Become” on their Expat Blog.
China Central Television just broadcast the episode of “Crossover” on Foreign Wives in China that features me, and it’s now available for streaming online.
The China Daily, China’s major English-language newspaper, invited me to write a piece on my cross-cultural marriage — and they’ve just published it on their site. Titled “I Never Expected to Marry a Chinese Man“, it covers everything from how I assumed I would stay single in China to some of the cultural differences in […]
Viewers in China can see me on “Crossover” on the CCTV News channel at 10:15pm; everyone else can stream the full episode online after the broadcast.
Today, I’m heading off to the family home in the countryside for a little break from the hustle and bustle of city life, not to mention the work that has kept me incredibly busy for the past few weeks. And just recently, a close friend who reads the blog told me that one of his favorite […]
The Almost Indian Wife just featured me on Family Fridays, where I shared my own family recipe for vegan Chinese shaobing (stuffed flatbread), a snack food I’ve learned to prepare from my mother-in-law. Here’s an excerpt: One of the coolest things about my mother-in-law is that she’s totally accepting of my vegan lifestyle. I never […]
Two events I’ve heard about recently have something in common — the idea of people who feel like they own the opposite sex of their race or culture.
in China, I found the sexiest men that I’d ever known. It took crossing an entire ocean to realize that my assumptions about dating in China were a lie.
Ray Hecht — who I interviewed earlier this year about his new memoir — just interviewed me on his blog. He asked me about how I came to China, my biggest challenge, how I got into the anthology How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit?, the China-centric authors I enjoy, and what I’m currently working […]
Autumn Ashbough once wrote in the comments here, “I think Jocelyn’s policy on comments is ‘Be civil, or be deleted.’” Wow, she pretty much nailed it. But more importantly, her words made me realize I’m long overdue to post a public commenting policy after blogging for more than six years. So here goes — I’ve […]