Chinese New Year is one of those times when it seems like everyone in the family makes it their business to criticize your life. And it’s not always easy.
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.
China is my husband’s home country and where I live. In theory, the holidays can be a lot of fun here. But in practice, it doesn’t always feel that way.
I wasn’t looking at any of these men, yet I felt their dirty stares all over my body. This wasn’t foreigner curiosity in China, but something perverted.
“Is he your foreign exchange student?” When you’re a white woman who looks older than her Asian husband
A cashier in America once mistook my Chinese husband for a foreign exchange student I was hosting — suggesting I looked too old to be his wife.
After years in China, there’s one thing I’ve learned – many of the locals, including the local men, have some rather fascinating ideas about Western women.
Alex Tizon’s new memoir “Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self” offers a personal view on Asian masculinity in the West — and is a book you must read.
Many Chinese men here in China would love to marry a Western woman. But if you’re going to wed us, don’t do it for one of these four really bad reasons!
John and I have been married for 10 years, live in China and have no kids. But as being childless isn’t normal, we’ve had our share of awkward experiences.
John and I are celebrating 10 years of marriage! I’m sharing our marriage registration photo plus 10 photos of us from each year we’ve been married.