I’ve been happily married for over a decade to someone from another country and culture. And like many folks in my shoes, sometimes I forget how far I’ve come from the early days in my relationship…from those arguments, misunderstandings, and stumbles to where John and I are now. I was reminded of this after seeing the […]
For years, Atom Yang heard “Sorry I’m not into Asians.” He eventually found true love with a non-Asian man, and was inspired to write AMWM romance novels.
It’s fascinating that a relationship could either be really simple, or incredibly complicated and worthy of long discussions, depending on your culture.
Guest Post: My Relationship Ideals Were a Smorgasbord of Western & Eastern Values, All Torn Down by Him
Jocelyn Wong writes, “I didn’t realise I could compromise my core values for a man. But what can I say? I was stupidly in love.”
An interviewer asked, “Tell me about some cultural differences between you and your Chinese husband.” Why couldn’t I think of a single decent example?
White Canadian Alexandra thought all of the ignorant comments about her marriage to a South Indian man would end once they had a child. But they didn’t.
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.
Arguments can get really ugly in a cross-cultural relationship. Why? Because sometimes the ways we argue and things we argue about relate back to culture.
“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.