Dating Chinese men
The cultural differences are too big between me and the local Danes. I’ll have to wait for my prince charming, who’s probably sitting on a Beijing subway.
“I really want to kiss you, Ava, but I’m scared that I might get AIDS because all Africans have AIDS.” I was literally struck dumb at his ignorance.
It’s fascinating that a relationship could either be really simple, or incredibly complicated and worthy of long discussions, depending on your culture.
The story of Tiger and Lea, whose 11-year flirtation has tugged them back and forth between divorces, difficult marriages and less-than-perfect timing.
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.”
in China, I found the sexiest men that I’d ever known. It took crossing an entire ocean to realize that my assumptions about dating in China were a lie.
“I’ve given some thought as to why I assumed I’d never find a man to date in China, an assumption that many western women living in Asia seem to make.”
“I’m not sure how Asian my future husband will be. But I know that if he won’t ask for my bag, I’ll…teach him to…because it makes me feel (cared for).”
Charlotte Edwards-Zhang, who blogs at Chinese Potpourri, just had a nifty article published at Yoyo Chinese titled What to Expect When Dating a Chinese Guy. And I’m thrilled to have contributed my thoughts to the article, along with Jo Kelly-Bai of Life Behind the Wall. Here’s a snippet of the piece: A decade ago, my […]
For the past year, Yuan Fu, a native of Shandong Province, has volunteered his time to help translate a variety of posts on Speaking of China into Chinese.