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Everything you ever wanted to know about romance, dealing with parents (and being a parent!), and friendship.

Auntie Mochi’s Sad But True Guide to Friendship inYour 30s and 40s

Auntie Mochi’s Sad But True Guide to Friendship inYour 30s and 40s

Excuse me while I show my age, but whenever I think of friendship, I cannot help but think of Zack Attack from the show “Saved by the Bell” and their song “Friends Forever.” How could I not with iconic lines like, “Through it all, hangin’ tough, we’ll stay side by...

Dear Mochi: My Father-in-Law is Patriarchal

Dear Mochi: My Father-in-Law is Patriarchal

Dear Mochi, I’m writing from Texas, hoping you can help with a little family issue (or maybe it’s a big family issue, since everything’s bigger in Texas!). My father-in-law was born in China, moved to the States in his late teens, and married a Caucasian woman. He...

Coming Out in Asian America

Coming Out in Asian America

This month we are featuring coming-out stories from the LGBTQIAA+ AAPI community. We chose a variety of stories because “coming out” can mean a lot of things, and each story is unique and valuable. We also acknowledge that for many AAPIs, “coming out” publicly is...

Dear Mochi (Father’s Day Edition)

Dear Mochi (Father’s Day Edition)

Dear Mochi: “Knowing Father’s Day might be emotional for her, I’m trying to figure out the best approach.” You won’t be hurting her by bringing it up, you’ll be supporting her.Have a situation you want Mochi’s take on? Write to us at advice@mochimag.com. We can’t wait...

Dear Mochi (Mother’s Day Edition)

Dear Mochi (Mother’s Day Edition)

Dear Mochi: “I want to do well in my first year as a daughter-in-law.” The burden of pleasing your husband’s mother should not fall on your shoulders alone.We’re bringing back our advice column in time to answer some tricky questions ahead of Mother’s Day. Have a...