Luisa Tam
Luisa Tam
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

The Naked Truth by Luisa Tam

How Chinese couples find it hard to show their emotions, and why saying ‘I love you’ is so important

Chinese couples tend not to show verbal affection, preferring instead to cuddle or hold hands. Reasons for this include a fear of rejection or loss of face, awkwardness and cultural traditions

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Luisa Tam

Luisa Tam

Luisa Tam has been a journalist for more than 30 years. She has held a variety of roles during her career, including working as a producer for NDR German TV, a media campaigner with Greenpeace, and as the deputy managing editor of Eastern Express. She previously worked at the Post from 1988 to 1990, before rejoining in her current role in 2015.