Stories about life, love, and travel in China, from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
Bringing family together for the holidays is bound to produce a few awkward experiences – including when it’s your family spending Chinese New Year.
“I hope my Chinese boyfriend will someday…find a way to accept that his girlfriend’s income will probably always be more stable than his.”
China is my husband’s home country and where I live. In theory, the holidays can be a lot of fun here. But in practice, it doesn’t always feel that way.
A Chinese man from Beijing currently studying in America wants to know how to meet Western women there with an interest in China.
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!