The Love Stories of East German Women and North Korean Men in New German Documentary “Loved, Engaged, Lost”
When North Korea sent 357 men over to East Germany in the 1950s to train them, this lead to some of the most bittersweet stories of forbidden AMWF love.
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.
Leza Lowitz shares her emotional journey towards marriage and motherhood in Japan (as well as opening a yoga studio in Tokyo) in “Here Comes the Sun”.
“If someone had to tell me twenty years ago that I would be living in Taiwan and married to a Taiwanese man, I would have laughed in their face…”
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.”
Shannon Young writes, “He was an opportunity for a real live English romance, my very own Mr. Darcy, except…talkative—and half Chinese.”
Guest Post: “Am I in the ‘Wrong’ AMWF Relationship?” How a Woman Who Loved China Fell for a Korean man
“I was worried because he was Korean, while I was passionate about China…. I kept asking myself, ‘Why do I have to fall in love with a Korean man?'”
“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”
UK native Sarah had finished the Half-Marathon in Birmingham when she met the handsome Chinese man who would later propose to her in Dalian, China.
“I’d never dated or been attracted to Chinese men before,” writes Marissa Kluger — not until she met ZJ in Xi’an, a city that stole her heart away.