Dear MeiGui: That old movie “In Praise of Older Women” is forever a hit with me. Back in Minnesota, I had my fair share of fiercesome romps with the cougar-set; but after landing in Taiwan to teach English; and being besieged by so many local young hotties; I put theRead more
I get no respect from my wife, or Taiwan law for that matter
Dear MeiGui; Let me tell you; family law in Taiwan is chaotic. I am a 48-year-old, married to a mainland China wife man from PingTung, and not only do I get no respect from my wife, but I also get no respect from the law. Every night, my wife scoldsRead more
What's with the holiday hypocrisy?
Dear MeiGui, What’s with all this Christmas holiday hypocrisy? I’m really fed up! I work in a kindergarten in Tienmu, and we spent the six weeks leading up to Christmas endlessly rehearsing for our school’s giant Christmas Eve performance. The owner even pressured me to come into to work onRead more
MeiGui, what's a 'chicken man'?
Dear MeiGui; I want to sound a warning bell for all those mid-level students of Chinese: Be careful of what you don’t understand. I’ve been here studying Chinese for two years, and as most students know getting the language does not happen in a steady upward curve. But lately, I’veRead more
Dear Rosanne: My wife won't let me see my girlfriend
Originally published in The China Post (but not online). Read more of Rosanne’s witty and hilarious columns for the culturally discombobulated on her new website: rosannelin.com Dear MeiGui; Finding spicy girls for me is no problem. Actually, right now I have a really hot small wife. She’s an American withRead more
Dear Rosanne: My foreign neighbor lady doesn't like foreign things
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Dear Rosanne: Why do some Taiwan men grow long pinkie fingernails?
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Dear Rosanne: Foreigner girls don't like local guys like me
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