One of the wonders of the social media age has been the ability for me to meet so many other people in the AMWF community. That includes Kristel Ouwehand, a talented artist from Canada married to a Tibetan man who started a nonprofit art and culture school together with him. Now Kristel’s school is in […]
In my online groups, Beijing has the most Western women married to Chinese men. What makes Beijing the number one city for AMWF couples in China?
AMWF History: Chinese Surgeon Qiu Fazu and His German Wife Loni Saved Jewish Prisoners During World War II
Let’s remember Chinese surgeon Qiu Fazu and his German wife Loni, a couple who once helped save precious lives during World War II.
What’s the earliest example of an AMWF couple in recorded history? It could be Arcadio Huang and Marie-Claude Regnier, who married in Paris in 1713.
From stories of love and travel to serious reportage, these 22 memoirs featuring Asian men and Western women in love should be on your to-read list.
“All this time had passed, yet I cannot say these words in my heart. I know that you might think I have no feelings for you, but it’s not true.”
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.
The Global Times just published an article titled “When a Chinese Man Loves a White Woman”, and I was honored to be included: American Jocelyn Eikenburg, founder of the popular Speaking of China blog has played a key role in the integration of the global WWAM community. “Why don’t Western women date Asian men?” one […]
The group blog WWAM BAM! just published my interview with fellow WWAM BAM! contributor Felicity Miller. What’s WWAM of the Month? It’s our monthly column spotlighting one of the fantastic women in the AMWF (or as we call it, WWAM) community. Here’s the introduction: Some people were born to tell stories, and you can count Felicity Miller (one […]
WWAM BAM! recently published a group post titled What Attracted You to Your Mate? and I contributed to the piece. Here’s my excerpt: When I first met Jun, I was nursing a major heartbreak. I had just broken up with someone and spent much of my days in the office – the place where we both worked – […]