Stories about life, love, and travel in China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
Struggling to explain American Thanksgiving to Chinese family and friends? Here are five suggestions to help “translate” Thanksgiving to folks in China.
Meeting the parents inspires anxiety, especially when you’re a foreigner about to meet the parents of your Chinese boyfriend or girlfriend here in China.
I wasn’t looking at any of these men, yet I felt their dirty stares all over my body. This wasn’t foreigner curiosity in China, but something perverted.
Shannon Young writes, “He was an opportunity for a real live English romance, my very own Mr. Darcy, except…talkative—and half Chinese.”
Arguments can get really ugly in a cross-cultural relationship. Why? Because sometimes the ways we argue and things we argue about relate back to culture.
It sounded crazy to me. To think that some Chinese men thought I wouldn’t want to date them just because I’m an American woman!
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.