Stories about life, love, and travel in China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
No, he didn’t pull the bones out first and then eat the fish. He sorted the meat from the bones with his mouth, something that amazes me to no end.
There’s one condiment you’re sure to find on my dinner table: Lee Kum Kee’s Chinese-style hot sauce. But it’s not for me.
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.
Empire of Glass is stunning for its lyrical prose and unique in that it’s presented as a “translation” of the story of Li-Ming and her husband Wang.
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 truth is, there are actually some pretty incredible things about living in China. Things that, on balance, are better than America.
What’s important is that we recognize and embrace our multiculturalism. And for my family, Beijing is the best place to do it.
What I’ve learned over the years is that debates about the “usefulness of marriage” or whether “marriage is outdated” are a luxury not everyone has.
“Parsley & Coriander” is a delightful novel that captures the spirit of finding your own path in China, especially as an expat woman.
The other day, you told me how people constantly ask you, “Why would you date Chinese men?” You sounded tired of it.