Advice to help relate to your Chinese family. Stories about Chinese family, and the experience of being a foreigner in a Chinese family, 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.
Ask the Yangxifu: Dealing with “When Will You Get Married?” & Other Awkward Chinese Family Questions
A Western woman living in Asia with her Chinese boyfriend wonders how to deal with awkward questions from his mom, like “When will you get married?”
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.
“My adventure first began when I crossed the Pacific and found Jo. Then one day, we decided to trace my steps back to visit my hometown of Xi’an, China.”
When you’re married to a Chinese national, there are the experiences you get to be privilege to — and wish you weren’t. Like a funeral in China.
I think the love of a Chinese family is one of the best kept secrets in the world. And if ever there was an example, it’s our upcoming move to Hangzhou.
A reader wants to know how being married to a Chinese man and to the Chinese “extended family” changed has changed my “feminist” (independent) views.
Three amazing wild edible plants here in Zhejiang, China that have enchanted me and my Chinese family this Spring — and landed on our daily menu at home.
I was raised in the Midwestern US. Yet now I live in China’s countryside with my Chinese husband and his family, where I’ve learned some surprising things.