Recently, my husband’s grandmother passed away. In the preparations for her memorial, I was once again reminded of why I struggle with funerals in China.
It has been one whirlwind week with way too much going on — including the discovery that my grandmother here in China isn’t feeling well.
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.
John’s Grandma has never hugged or kissed me, nor told me she loves me. But these days — and especially after this dinner — I’ve never felt closer to her.