LoveLoveChina Blog Posts

  • Ten Stories About Materialistic Chinese Girls
    on Mar 31, 2011 in Chinese girls
    What kind of impression do people have about Chinese girls? Some time ago I wrote a post summarizing the most widespread adjectives used by foreigners to describe us. It’s not surprise that in the poll (included in that post) most readers regarded...
  • Why Chinese Men/White Women Couples Are Rarer Than White Men/Chinese Women?
    on Mar 27, 2011 in Relationship
    Interracial dating and marriage is a natural phenomenon in the countries where people of different races live together. Of course, the proportion of interracial couples is smaller than in the imaginary experiment where partners are paired in a totall...
  • Is Yellow Fever an Expression of Pedophilic Tendencies?
    on Mar 22, 2011 in Uncategorized
    In July 2005 ”Times Higher Education” posted the information about academic scandal that arose in Stockholm University. Tobias Hübinette – the doctoral student from Department of Oriental Languages - was barred from a conference because of his...
  • Is Korean fashion similar to Chinese?
    on Mar 19, 2011 in Chinese fashion
    Expats living in China notice many ways in which the Middle Kingdom is different from their homeland. However, some of these peculiarities are not merely Chinese and can be witnessed in other Asian countries as well. One of my Facebook friends (than...
  • Do Chinese Have Virgin Complex?
    on Mar 14, 2011 in Sex in China
    Last year some schools in Yunnan introduced a new course on sex education. “No Apologies in This Life” is not a usual course. It is the product of partnership between the regional Ministry of Education and the American Christian group “Focus on...
  • The Dangers Of Dating A Communist Yellow
    on Mar 8, 2011 in Chinese dating
    Foreign invaders are trying to penetrate our beautiful God given land by way of promises of a submissive and obedient house wife. You see, modern American women have been brainwashed into thinking they are equals to males and they think they can leav...
  • How Chinese Girls Lose First Kiss
    on Mar 6, 2011 in Chinese dating
    Among the blog readers who recently contacted me, there were two guys who felt anxious about the moment when it would come to kissing. “Are there any special rules?” / “Should I avoid doing certain things?” I can only imagine that to some pe...
  • Top Ten Chinese Cities With Beautiful Girls – Revisited
    on Feb 26, 2011 in Chinese girls
    More than one year ago Chinahush published a translation of article which graded 10 Chinese cities with the most beautiful girls. For each city there was a photograph of some well-known Chinese woman who comes from it. But how can any city prove its...
  • Why Chinese Girls Wear Rubbish Underwear?
    on Feb 23, 2011 in Chinese fashion
    The title of this post is inspired by one blog reader who left comments to the poll that compared Chinese and Western women wearing cheongsam (qipao). Let me quote that comment: “Crystal, you should do a post on why Chinese women wear such rubbish...
  • My Quest for a Chinese Wife
    on Feb 16, 2011 in Chinese dating
    My story began few years ago. Ironically, it was a very dark period in my life: no job, dog died, no girl. No real future at all. Then, out of nowhere I meet this beautiful Russian woman from Jordan browsing through Craigslist. Some time and few hun...
  • Long Distance Relationship
    on Feb 10, 2011 in Relationship
    Many of my blog readers are involved in long distance relationship. There is no doubt that lengthy separation presents a serious challenge for lovers and not every couple passes the test. As someone who has the first-hand experience, I’d like to gi...
  • Problems with mother-in-law
    on Feb 1, 2011 in Relationship
    In-laws, and more specifically mothers-in-law, can be a thorn in the side. This problem is ubiquitous in all cultures and Chinese are not exception. In China, however, it is aggravated by the fact that parents often live in proximity with their sons...
  • Chinatown Women – Part II
    on Jan 26, 2011 in Relationship
    This is the second part of the article. Read the first part here. Bad daughters Cantonese-American women who date white men are almost always considered questionable by other Chinatown Cantonese. Even if they marry the man there is something clearl...
  • Chinatown Women – Part I
    on Jan 24, 2011 in Chinese girls
    A colleague of mine years ago dated a Cantonese woman. Once, when we were talking, he asked me what I thought of his girlfriend. Unfortunately there is no right way of responding to such a question. I tried to wave it off diplomatically – "she’s...
  • Western and Chinese Women in Qipao
    on Jan 19, 2011 in Celebrities
    My constant readers already know that I love qipao. This summer I am going to visit my family in China and one of the things on my to-do list is to buy a new qipao. But don’t think that I’m fixed on the idea of Chinese symbolism of this dress. A...
  • Who takes care of kids in China?
    on Jan 11, 2011 in Relationship
    The married couples in China have a big pressure from the nuclear family to quickly give birth to a baby. Because the childless spouses are nothing more but “lovers in law”. Sometimes it seems that young Chinese families produce offspring just to...
  • LoveLoveChina 2011
    on Jan 6, 2011 in Uncategorized
    New Year is the period when people make two things: summaries and plans. This is also something I want to do in regards of this blog. LoveLoveChina (let’s abbreviate it as LLC) was started almost a year ago; you can see that the first welcome post...
  • How to hook up with Chinese women
    on Dec 27, 2010 in Chinese dating
    I’ve dated a lot of Asian women, from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and all over the world. The only thing I can tell you for sure is that Chinese girls are tricky. To figure them out, I analyzed all of my past relationships, from one night stands, to...
  • Chinese dumplings four hands
    on Dec 24, 2010 in Uncategorized
    My fiancé likes to make plans. One time he spent few hours compiling a long list of different activities that we can do together. “I put this paper on the bookshelf” – he declared proudly after loudly reading all the items – “Whenever we...
  • Perfectly Beautiful Chinese Face
    on Dec 2, 2010 in Chinese girls
    What makes beautiful face to look beautiful? During humanity’s long history many people, including scientists and artists, tried to find an answer to this question. One of the features that most agreed upon was the importance of facial symmetry. A...
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