“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.”
It’s fascinating that a relationship could either be really simple, or incredibly complicated and worthy of long discussions, depending on your culture.
Guest Post: How an American Woman Exchanged Rings, Bows and Hearts with Her Amazing Taiwanese Husband
“Marriage to someone outside my cultural group was one of the hardest and easiest things I’ve ever done,” writes Anne of her marriage to a Taiwanese man.
The story of Tiger and Lea, whose 11-year flirtation has tugged them back and forth between divorces, difficult marriages and less-than-perfect timing.
“The Good Shufu” by Tracy Slater is a heartfelt story about love & life abroad that proves sometimes those unexpected detours lead us to incredible joy.
“‘Why ever did you move home?’ said a doctor I saw at a clinic last October. It is a question I’m still grappling to answer,” writes Marissa of Xiananigans.
“I’ve given some thought as to why I assumed I’d never find a man to date in China, an assumption that many western women living in Asia seem to make.”
“Like most brides, I got more than a few pieces of sexy lingerie at my bridal shower. Mesh merry widows, sheer nightgowns…and even a red silk thong.”
“There have been times when I sought white women almost exclusively, excluded white women, and there’s now – where the closeness I seek casts…race aside.”
“The nuclear secrets. I know you came here to steal from us…. You’re Chinese, I know you are,” he says quietly, triumphantly, like he’s got me checkmated.