*+-“If someone had to tell me twenty years ago that I would be living in Taiwan and married to a Taiwanese man, I would have laughed in their face…”
*+-White Canadian Alexandra thought all of the ignorant comments about her marriage to a South Indian man would end once they had a child. But they didn’t.
Ask the Yangxifu: Dealing with “When Will You Get Married?” & Other Awkward Chinese Family Questions
*+-A Western woman living in Asia with her Chinese boyfriend wonders how to deal with awkward questions from his mom, like “When will you get married?”
*+-“I hope my Chinese boyfriend will someday…find a way to accept that his girlfriend’s income will probably always be more stable than his.”
*+-A Chinese-American man named “Mr. Fortunate” had a shocking affair with a Western woman and feels torn about what he did. (Reader discretion advised.)
*+-Gerald writes: “I replied that I’d had an interest in Chinese culture…. She then asked me if by interest in Chinese culture, I actually meant the girls.”
*+-A Chinese man from Beijing currently studying in America wants to know how to meet Western women there with an interest in China.
*+-Svetlana, who once dated a Korean guy studying in America, at first, couldn’t understand his reluctance to celebrate the Korean Lunar New Year in America.
*+-An anonymous Chinese man writes, “We became an office tryst. Nobody knew what was going on between us. I liked the fact that secrecy added fire to our sex.”
*+-It sounded crazy to me. To think that some Chinese men thought I wouldn’t want to date them just because I’m an American woman!