As I transition back to living in the family home with my inlaws, brother-in-law, sister-in-law and niece in China, I went back through the archives and pulled a few classic posts related to my family in China.
The Chinese Relatives Name Game. Now that I’m in China, no doubt I’ll continue to struggle with all of the names of different relatives — just as I did a couple of years ago when I wrote this post.
My Chinese Husband’s Cousin, Looking For a Western Wife to Brag About. Family say the darnedest things sometimes — including when it comes to who they want to marry and why.
Ruzhui: When Chinese Men “Marry Into” Wife’s Family. Ruzhui, where Chinese men “marry into” the wife’s family and have the child carry her name, turns Chinese marriage tradition upside down. And interestingly, it happened with a relative of mine.
I’ll be back on December 9 with some fresh content!