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Shanghai Shiok!

An East-West relationship blog, of sorts. I hope to discuss issues related to intercultural love, dating and relationships in a smart, humorous, and slightly irreverent manner. Some of my more popular posts include musings on leftover women, the Asian Girlfriend Complex, the cultural barriers to loving a shorter man, and why Chinese girlfriends are superior (thank you, Amy Chua).

Site Owner: chrissaling

Most Recent Posts from Shanghai Shiok!

When cross-cultural relationships are about hate, not love

My good friend Jocelyn Eikenburg over at Speaking of China has put up a blog post that’s got my mind whirling. In “Justifying Cross-Cultural Love By Hating On Others?”, Jocelyn highlights comments by Chinese and Western men that denigrate women of their … Continue reading →

Posted on 20 August 2013 | 7:17 am

What happens when your dad suggests you marry a ghost? (A review of Yangsze Choo’s THE GHOST BRIDE)

Hi everyone. Before I start the book review, I’d like to bring you all to hell. The Chinese Ten Courts of Hell, that is. This particular hell is located at Haw Par Villa, Singapore. I first entered its dark depths … Continue reading →

Posted on 30 July 2013 | 10:49 am

Asian here, Asian there, Asian where? A Malaysian’s Racial Journey

Dear Friends, Lately I’ve been feeling a great disconnect from many of the Asian race debates I read online. Then I realized that — duh! — since English is my best language and I mainly surf the English-language web, many … Continue reading →

Posted on 16 July 2013 | 1:54 pm

Getting pregnant with hard-boiled eggs

Something tickles my leg as I come to in the semi-darkness of my bedroom. “Mmm,” I murmur, my eyes half-closed. I feel the weight of a body shifting beside me, then something grazing my foot. “Mmm,” I murmur again. It … Continue reading →

Posted on 2 July 2013 | 5:50 pm

Understanding the “unrelenting vilification” of Ping Fu

Yes, another Ping Fu post. Bear with me. Since I wrote the last one, South China Morning Post published a piece called ‘Heartbroken’ author Ping Fu willing to apologise for inaccuracies in memoir. To summarize it, her alma mater and even … Continue reading →

Posted on 2 July 2013 | 12:04 pm

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