Ask the Yangxifu: Why Does My Chinese Family Refuse My Gifts?

An American woman wonders why her Chinese in-laws seem upset every time she gives them a gift. Why do they always refuse what she buys for them?

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Ask the Yangxifu: Birthday Gifts for Chinese Men

Chinese men don’t usually celebrate birthdays. But a Western woman may never see her Chinese friend again, and wants to give him something to remember her by.

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Ask the Yangxifu: Gifts to Buy Abroad for Chinese Family and Relatives

What gifts are best bought abroad for your Chinese family? Jocelyn provides suggestions for Chinese parents, grandparents, women, men and children.

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Ask the Yangxifu: Gifts for Chinese Valentine’s Day

How do you say I love you — with a gift — on Qixi Festival, also know as the Chinese Valentine’s Day? Jocelyn introduces the holiday, and offers gift suggestions to a Western woman with a Chinese boyfriend.

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Ask the Yangxifu: How to impress your Chinese boyfriend’s (or girlfriend’s) family during Chinese New Year

How do you impress the family of your Chinese boyfriend (or girlfriend) during Chinese New Year? I survived my first Chinese New Year with the parents, and will share some tips.

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Giving Gifts to your Chinese family – A Modest Guide

What gifts should you give to your Chinese family? Jocelyn, who has a Chinese husband, gives suggestions for everyone, from the grandparents and parents to sisters and brothers.

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