All the American girls I knew liked flirting with the local Spaniards, and why not?A recent Chinese propaganda campaign about national security uses a comic called “Dangerous Love” to warn Chinese women not to date foreigners.
He always opened doors for me and wouldn't leave my side until he escorted me all the way to the entrance to my apartment.
He helped me buy a bicycle at the secondhand market and even gave me a ride there on the back of his black metal bike.
My heart melted at that first sight of his big sesame-oil brown eyes.
And I as I came to know him better, he didn't disappoint me.
Jocelyn is a writer, blogger and the creator of Speaking of China, a blog about love, family and relationships in China, including AMWF love. You can find her writing in The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, the anthologies "How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? Jocelyn is fluent in Chinese and working on a memoir.
In September 1999 -- my first month in China -- I had a huge crush on a guy.
No one is spared in Stephanie’s deconstruction of the Wild West of relationships that is Shanghai.
She uses this opportunity to complain about both men and women from China and abroad, implicating everyone for their part in contributing to her plight.
It is certainly much more common for Chinese women to date foreign men than in my parents’ generation, thanks to Chinese nationals heading overseas for schools and foreigners flocking to Beijing, Shanghai, and other big cities to learn Mandarin and add Chinese experience to their resumes.