On My Negative Dating Experiences With Chinese Men, and Why I Still Kept Smiling About China’s “Dating Scene”

The winds (of China’s dating scene) didn’t always blow my way, but I still remained smiling, despite all my own negative experiences w/ Chinese men.

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Ask the Yangxifu: On Married Men in China Seeking Extramarital Affairs With Western Women

A Western woman asks: why does it seem that foreign women are the preferred choice for married men to have an affair with?

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Yin-Yang: “A Headstrong Australian Girl…Humbled By China”

Christi, a self-described “headstrong Australian girl,” shares how she negotiates differences in her cross-cultural relationship with her Chinese fiancee.

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Ask the Yangxifu: The Guy Who Changed Her Mind About Dating Chinese Men

A Western woman in China never thought she’d date Chinese men, then she met a guy who changed that. She wonders, is there a future with him?

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Why I Write About “Forbidden” Love in China

Forbidden. That’s what someone once called my writing back in 2004 when I started sharing my relationships with Chinese men.

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Double Happiness: The Date In China That Changed Her Future

When Jemma arrived in China in 2008, she expected to stay two years and then move on to another place. But that was before she met her Chinese boyfriend — through a friend.

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