Challenging the notion of PDE (Public Display of Emotions) Why Chinese parents don’t say I love you?

Why Chinese parents don’t say I love you – StumbleUpon.

Like many Asian families, we’d become incredibly proficient at reading cryptic emotional signs. There may not be big hugs and open praise, but once in a while, mum would put an unexpected fried egg in our noodles or dad would try and make conversation by asking us to pronounce, then spell every street name he’s ever had trouble remembering. Those, as we’d try to explain to our friends, are their ‘affectionate’ sides.