Ask the Yangxifu: Big Fat Chinese Weddings Revisited

She’s ready to marry her Shanghainese fiancee, but not ready to face the huge 5-star-hotel wedding his family wants. What should she do?

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My Chinese Inlaws’ Not-So-Free Marriage

My Chinese father-in-law insisted people have the freedom to choose who they marry in China. But then he revealed the truth about his own marriage — it was his mother’s choice, not his.

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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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2011 Blogs by Western Women who Love Chinese Men

My 2011 update of all the blogs by Western women who love Chinese men, including authors, mothers, scholars, translators, teachers and truly unique souls.

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