Articles about love, family and relationships in China.
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.
My interview with Jo Bai, the fabulous blogger at Life Behind the Wall, was just published on WWAM BAM! Here’s the introduction to the interview: If you asked me to name some of the most influential and inspiring bloggers I’ve met in China, I’d count Jo Bai among them. She’s the voice behind the popular […]
This summer marks 10 years since Jun and I held our wedding ceremony in China. I wasn’t blogging at that time and never had the opportunity to share those photos here. So, in celebration of this 10-year anniversary, I’m sharing 10 of my favorites with you in one post. Enjoy!
The group blog WWAM BAM just published my post titled We Really Need To Talk About Repatriation. For those of you who don’t know, repatriation is when you return to your country of citizenship after living abroad. Here’s an excerpt from the post: …I’ve witnessed a number of bloggers over the years who struggle to write […]
No, he didn’t pull the bones out first and then eat the fish. He sorted the meat from the bones with his mouth, something that amazes me to no end.
When you happen to be an American woman married to a Chinese man, people make certain assumptions – and sometimes get it wrong.
There’s one condiment you’re sure to find on my dinner table: Lee Kum Kee’s Chinese-style hot sauce. But it’s not for me.
It would be tempting to point to this gender imbalance as the primary explanation for why couples of Western women and Asian men are such a minority.