While I have happily met and married my Asian Mr. Right, I have found my case to be rather rare among Western women living abroad.
The cultural differences are too big between me and the local Danes. I’ll have to wait for my prince charming, who’s probably sitting on a Beijing subway.
Before I met Jeongsu, the only thing I knew about Korea was that its capital is Seoul. I hadn’t even tried Korean food. How was I going to live there?
“I really want to kiss you, Ava, but I’m scared that I might get AIDS because all Africans have AIDS.” I was literally struck dumb at his ignorance.
Guest Post: Learn Mandarin Chinese – What to Call Chinese Family for Western Women Married to Chinese Men
An introduction to some of the basics every Western woman who marries a Chinese man should know when it comes to what to call your Chinese family members.
Wang Jia, who blogs at WhyAMWF.wordpress.com, has just uploaded his TEDx Erasmus talk “Western Women, Eastern Men” and asked me to share it with you.
“Chun was someone I never thought I would meet. I always believed people were destined to meet and I thought this was the right moment. But I was wrong.”
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.
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.
“I’ve given some thought as to why I assumed I’d never find a man to date in China, an assumption that many western women living in Asia seem to make.”