Ruzhui: When Chinese Men “Marry Into” Wife’s Family

Ruzhui, where Chinese men “marry into” the wife’s family and have the child carry her name, turns Chinese marriage tradition upside down.

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Ask the Yangxifu: British Woman with Chinese Husband Lonely in Marriage

A British woman, living with her Chinese husband in his isolated village, feels as if she’s missing some emotional support and more.

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My Chinese Husband, Almost Switched at Birth

When my Chinese husband was born, the neighbors wanted to swap him for their baby daughter. I couldn’t help but wonder what this said about women in China.

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Ask the Yangxifu: Too Many Concessions for a Chinese Family?

Are foreigners always the one to concede to a greater cultural tradition? Jocelyn conceded a lot to her Chinese family for her wedding — but, on the other hand, her family has perhaps given her far more back in return.

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