Advice and stories about a traditional Chinese wedding, from one Western woman who married her Chinese husband in China.
In marriage, is love really destiny? That’s what I wondered after my Chinese sister-in-law gave me that definition for love among married couples.
My Chinese husband’s cousin had it all — money, BMW, expensive suits. But he was looking for the ultimate accessory: a Western wife to show off.
When my Chinese inlaws married in 1971, the marriage must-haves were a bicycle, sewing machine, radio and wristwatch, known as the “four big items” (si dajian).
For those of you with a Chinese wedding in the works for the new year, this article — titled 7 Interracial Wedding Dos and Don’t for Your Asian Groom — is for you.