Counseling. Now there’s a heavily loaded word, and one that might even make you shrink down in your chair. Unfortunately the term often comes with a load of stigma and taboo
Ten years ago, most of Lifeline's crisis calls came from tearful tai-tais agonizing over their husbands’ infidelity. These days, expats have different issues in mind.
The irascible foreigner has become a stereotype in Shanghai. We have all seen them - shouting in broken Chinese at the taxi driver or shop owner, gesticulating wildly, walking off in a huff and generally making a scene.