Advice to help you with your Chinese husband. Stories about having a Chinese husband. All from one Western woman married to a Chinese man.
“Is that your foreign friend?” Why my Chinese husband hides the fact that I’m his white American wife here in China (Guest Post on China Elevator Stories)
*+-My guest post for China Elevator Stories just published today, sharing why my husband prefers to call me his “foreign friend” when we’re out in Hangzhou.
*+-“If someone had to tell me twenty years ago that I would be living in Taiwan and married to a Taiwanese man, I would have laughed in their face…”
*+-After over 10 years of marriage to me, his white American wife, my Chinese husband has learned a few of my habits.
*+-When you marry someone from another culture and country – like I have – you’re bound to pick up some of your foreign spouse’s new habits.
*+-Shannon Young writes, “He was an opportunity for a real live English romance, my very own Mr. Darcy, except…talkative—and half Chinese.”
“Is he your foreign exchange student?” When you’re a white woman who looks older than her Asian husband
*+-A cashier in America once mistook my Chinese husband for a foreign exchange student I was hosting — suggesting I looked too old to be his wife.
*+-UK native Sarah had finished the Half-Marathon in Birmingham when she met the handsome Chinese man who would later propose to her in Dalian, China.
*+-“I’d never dated or been attracted to Chinese men before,” writes Marissa Kluger — not until she met ZJ in Xi’an, a city that stole her heart away.
*+-“Although AMWF couples will never be as numerous as WMAF couples, we are out there and we are proud!”
*+-John and I have been married for 10 years, live in China and have no kids. But as being childless isn’t normal, we’ve had our share of awkward experiences.