In China, there’s nothing that strikes fear into my heart quite like the phrase, “Let’s attend a wedding.” Here’s why I dislike wedding banquets in China.
It’s embarrassing to admit that I’m in my thirties and still enjoy a lot of support from my in-laws that I probably shouldn’t.
Life isn’t perfect when you’re an expat married to a foreigner, and it’s hard to discuss. I don’t like telling you about the times I’ve cried in China.
“We’re Not Fighting, We’re Just Talking!” My Struggle with Cultural Differences in How People Talk in China
I could hear those amplified voices through the paper-thin walls in my in-laws home. What were they arguing about? Was something wrong between them?
The Love Stories of East German Women and North Korean Men in New German Documentary “Loved, Engaged, Lost”
When North Korea sent 357 men over to East Germany in the 1950s to train them, this lead to some of the most bittersweet stories of forbidden AMWF love.
Beyond all expectations, love happened to me in China — and it was only possible because I transcended my assumptions and biases about dating in China.
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.
Yes, my marriage to a Chinese man has taught me a valuable lesson — that Asia is not the great, united, happy family (as some Americans might believe).
Yes, there’s courage in writing something incredibly personal about your marriage to a Chinese man. And I should know…because I once quit blogging.
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?