Articles about love, family and relationships in China.
The Huffington Post just ran my piece titled An Open Letter to the Girl Whose Interracial Relationship Ended, which I first published on this blog. In case you haven’t read it yet, here’s a snippet: I was shocked to learn your steady Asian boyfriend of several years had left you. Even though we’ve never met in […]
You told your friend about how dissatisfied you were with your boyfriend. You said his salary of “only” 8,000 RMB a month wasn’t good enough.
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The holiday season is just around the corner. Whether you’re filled with delightful anticipation or dread, don’t worry. I’ve got you covered with this 2016 holiday gift and survival guide. Okay, so let’s start with the biggest thing on everyone’s mind – the gifts. Need some ideas on what to buy your Chinese loved ones? […]
I could feel your heartbreak in the messages you sent to me. I know what it’s like. I’ve had Asian boyfriends break up with me out of the blue.
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Stunned and shocked. That about sums up my reaction to the election this past Tuesday. Well, when the United States of America elects a xenophobic, racist, misogynistic, homophobic narcissist (see if you can say that five times fast), I don’t know how else you can feel about it. I don’t normally discuss politics. This isn’t […]
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I’ve written a lot about the struggles for interracial couples here in China. One topic that comes up often? Problems with the foreign in-laws.
The website ExpatFocus.com just featured my blog, along with an interview with me posted this week. Here’s an excerpt: What do you like about life where you are? It’s so delightful to reside in a city built around a historic lake fringed by some of the most celebrated gardens in China, along with verdant mountains […]