Fu Jinming, Author at SingaporeBrides

How To Spot A Real Man

When does a boy become a man? Fu Jinming explains what maketh a bona fide man. In almost every culture, there are rites of passages for when boys are considered…

Why Do Men Fear Marriage?

There is more to a man’s fear of marriage than simple commitment phobia. Fu Jinming explains. The ring around your finger is a noose around your neck. Or so they…

7 Surprising Facts About Men

There are a lot of facts about men that women know. But there are many more that remain a mystery to womankind. Fu Jinming sheds light on some of the things…

Men Are Better: The Myths

There are some things that men are better at. Or are they? Fu Jinming re-examines the perceived strengths of the modern man. And separates fact from fiction. We’ve all heard…

What Women Say And What They Really Mean

Do girls say what they mean, and mean what they say? Fu Jinming attempts to do what every man has tried and failed – read their minds. You’ve probably been…

Married And Loving It

Can a married man truly be a happy one? Fu Jinming attempts to douse your cynicism with his musings about being happily unavailable. Chinese-American comedian Joe Wong summed it best…

The Unsexy Pre-Marriage Talk

It’s the talk before the walk down the aisle. And it’s one you’d do well to have. Fu Jinming clues you in on what you should be discussing with your…

Death of the Handy Man

Remember the guy who could fix anything around the house? Fu Jinming looks deep within, and examines the decline of the domestic alpha male. According to my late grandfather, there…

How To Keep Your Friends After Marriage

Does the beginning of marital bliss mean the end of bro-hood? It doesn’t have to be, says Fu Jinming, as he shows you how to maintain your friendships after marriage….

How to impress her family and friends

Got the girl eh? Or so you think. Fu Jinming shows you how to dazzle the people who have a big say in whether you stay, or go. So you’ve…

Men, Take A Bow (Tie)

The classic bow tie has seen a comeback in recent years. Fu Jinming re-examines its place in the modern gentleman’s sartorial arsenal. Long seen as something you only wear at…

8 Don’ts In Any Relationship

There are some habits and behaviour that can be toxic to a healthy relationship. Fu Jinming lists eight things we shouldn’t be doing with or to our other halves. It…

How Much Is That Wedding In The Window?

Budgeting for your wedding can be a long, emotionally draining exercise. Especially when you don’t have much in the coffers to begin with. Fu Jinming reveals the signs of nuptial…

10 Wedding Guest Rules You Should Never Break

Some guests binge on the booze, others stinge on the ang pows. Fu Jinming finds out what to do – and what not to – as a wedding guest. For…

8 Secrets to a Blissful and Successful Marriage

What makes a successful couple? How do you turn your marriage into an enviable one? Fu Jinming lets you in on the secret. Walk into the Singapore Registry of Marriages…

How I Survived The Groom’s Speech

It’s known to render grooms sleepless, witless, and speechless. Fu Jinming tackled the all-important wedding speech, and lived to tell the tale. Public speaking terrifies me. The very thought of…

A Writer’s Wedding Speech

Good evening. Thank you for joining J and I on our very special day. Tonight, we’re very happy and honoured to have you all with us. Seeing you all here…

How To Choose Your Groomsmen

What makes a good groomsman? What skills should he possess? Whom among your buddies should you ask to join your band of merry men? Fu Jinming explains. Believe it or…

Surviving Her Family

Being part of a new family is just as daunting to the groom-to-be as it is to his bride. Fu Jinming shows you how to handle her parents and siblings….

Beware The Groomzilla

Wedding planning has long been the domain of the bride-to-be. But these days, a new breed of men is threatening to take over. Fu Jinming dissects the Groomzilla, and shows…

How To Buy The Lingerie Of Her Dreams

Every guy thinks he has the perfect lingerie for his lady. Problem is, it’s unlikely to be the one she imagined it to be. Fu Jinming unclasps the mystery of…

Making Working Couples Work

How do we make a dual-career marriage work? Especially when the traditional roles of women as dutiful wives and men as breadwinners have turned on their heads. Fu Jinming explains…

Taming Your Bridezilla

Things can get a little overboard when it comes to brides and their weddings. Fu Jinming shows you how to manage your bride and her nuptial obsessions – while preserving…

When My Mother and Fiancée become BFFs

Women and their mothers-in-law typically go together like water and oil. But what happens when your wife and your mother become best friends? Fu Jinming shares his tale of woe….

Bury That Ex

How do you deal with your fiancee’s or wife’s insecurities about your ex-girlfriend(s)? What can you do to re-assure her that the past is past? Fu Jinming readies the shovel….

11-Step Guide to Planning A Successful Overseas Proposal

Planning a proposal out of our little island? Fu Jinming brings you the rough-and-tumble guide to asking for her hand in a foreign land. The romance. The adventure. The spontaneity….

When The Girl Proposes

While it’s still the norm for guys to initiate marriage proposals, some ladies have been bucking the trend and doing the asking instead. Fu Jinming ponders the practice, and what…

How To Date Your Wife

How do you rekindle the flames of your marriage, and show your wife you still love her? Simple. Just woo her all over again. Here’s an old pub joke: When…