Articles about love, family and relationships in China.
A few weeks ago, I officially kicked off the Chinese version of this site. Now it’s time to meet the man behind the translations — Yuan Fu.
My Chinese family, including my husband, prefers that I stay around the home here in China. They say it’s for my safety…but it’s for theirs too.
I’m thrilled to unveil the latest development for this site — translating selected posts into Chinese. Last year, Fu Yuan, an incredibly dedicated fan of Speaking of China who hails from lovely Shandong Province, offered his help in translating my content. We’ve just launched 关于少见的洋妞中男配, the Chinese version of my most popular post, On the Rarity of […]
I invested years of my life studying Mandarin Chinese, only to marry a man whose local dialect is a different language. I wondered, should I learn it?
My Chinese husband survived the entire Chinese New Year’s holiday without getting drunk…because he has a foreign wife as an excuse to say no.
As I welcome the horse year with my family here in China’s countryside, I thought I’d give you a look via photos into our celebrations in the first days.
Though I still equate the word “invitation” with notice, I’m learning to appreciate the beauty in a sudden invite, like my big uncle’s dinner in China.
So-called white “loser laowai” who prefer Chinese women are the skeleton in the cross-cultural dating closet in China, and a thorny topic for me to tackle.
As the wife of a Chinese man, I’m used to attracting attention when I’m out in China. But I never thought someone would believe our marriage wasn’t real.