Ask the Yangxifu: On Married Men in China Seeking Extramarital Affairs With Western Women

A Western woman asks: why does it seem that foreign women are the preferred choice for married men to have an affair with?

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Ask the Yangxifu: Holiday Gift Roundup for Chinese Friends & Loved Ones

To make your holiday to-do list a little easier, I’m rounding up all of my gift-giving advice in one easy post. Includes ideas for your Chinese friends and family, as well as hosts and even business associates.

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Double Happiness: The Date In China That Changed Her Future

When Jemma arrived in China in 2008, she expected to stay two years and then move on to another place. But that was before she met her Chinese boyfriend — through a friend.

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Ask the Yangxifu: Opposite-Sex Friendships in China

An American woman attracted to a Chinese man at her university wonders about friendships between opposite sexes in China. Could she and this man remain friends, even if they don’t date?

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Ask the Yangxifu: Why Does My Chinese Family Refuse My Gifts?

An American woman wonders why her Chinese in-laws seem upset every time she gives them a gift. Why do they always refuse what she buys for them?

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