Stories of love lost between Chinese and Westerners.
One of my favorite days of the year is the day I gave birth. Afterwards, little by little we descended into Dante’s nine circles of hell.
“I really want to kiss you, Ava, but I’m scared that I might get AIDS because all Africans have AIDS.” I was literally struck dumb at his ignorance.
“Chun was someone I never thought I would meet. I always believed people were destined to meet and I thought this was the right moment. But I was wrong.”
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Jocelyn Wong writes, “I didn’t realise I could compromise my core values for a man. But what can I say? I was stupidly in love.”
An anonymous Chinese man writes, “We became an office tryst. Nobody knew what was going on between us. I liked the fact that secrecy added fire to our sex.”
“He once left me sobbing on a hotel chaise lounge, naked and overlooking the Hong Kong skyline…this was what it was like…to become an artist’s mistress”
This is a story of how one Chinese man met an enchanting Polish woman in London, only to have her vanish from his life without an explanation.
“Lisa” had a seemingly perfect relationship with a Chinese man she met in the US — until their romance unravelled after tragedy struck his family in Texas.
Soulef, who is Algerian and Muslim, falls for a Chinese atheist working in her home country. Theirs was love at first sight, but it didn’t last.