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Here they are, starting with number 5:
In April, I launched a new series called “Fenshou”, featuring stories of love lost and unrequited love. This tale, which kicked things off, described how an engagement to a fellow from a prominent Beijing family went awry — and also got readers talking.
An onslaught of e-mails early in 2013, all asking the same question in different ways, inspired me to pen this post.
R of China Elevator Stories, who became a newlywed earlier in 2013, submitted this candid essay about the ups and downs in her own marriage. It was very reminiscent of the challenges Jun and I weathered early in our own relationship.
I reflected upon some of the lessons I’d learned from my experiences dating in China — and wrote them up in this popular post!
During March (the month that includes Int’l Women’s Day) I sent a shout-out to all the Asian men out there, asking you to comment in on what you love about us (or that special woman in your life). And, boy, did you respond!