Chinese Marriage Customs - Then and Now

Chinese Marriage Customs – Then and Now

China has long and rich history dating back over 5,00 years. It is one of the most oldest countries in the world. Traditions concerning the man and the woman, and marriage, have been changing only in the last century. In ancient times marriages were mostly arraigned when the girl was in her teens. Sometimes as young as 11 or 12 years old. Most times it was because the parents were poor and they could not afford to feed and clothe the child. Often times they were sold to the husbands parents. They were taken from their homes and considered the family of the husband. Her real parents no longer had the right to interfere with the girl’s life in any way.

Political reasons were there too. Wealth, power and family position had a great deal to do with the arraignment of the marriage. She was treated as a servant instead of a wife by the boys parents and mostly not respected. Even when she was grown and had children of her own, she was still expected to serve her husband’s family.

This tradition started to be challenged by 1919. There was a public uproar in that year because of the suicide of a young woman who’s marriage was arraigned. It has been called the May Fourth Movement in China and marked the beginning of change for the marriage tradition and for the rights of women. The new thinking was not welcome by some of the older people, but some did embrace it and there was a division among people in those days

Things changed dramatically with the founding of the People’s Republic of China by Mao Zedong in 1949. Equal rights for women and freedom to choose a partner became law. It seemed, to the women, that it was a …

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How to Choose a Swimsuit to Emphasize The Advantages and Hide The Figure Flaws?

How to Choose a Swimsuit to Emphasize The Advantages and Hide The Figure Flaws?

Millions of women on the eve of the summer season in their native country are tormented by the need to choose several models of beachwear among the variety of costumi da bagno presented in stores. For holidays in Thailand or Turkey, it is also required to have at least one decent option in the suitcase for a spectacular access to the beach, and on such holidays you can be broken in any month.

Millions of women on the eve of the summer season in their native country are tormented by the need to choose several models of beachwear among the variety of costumi da bagno presented in stores. For holidays in Thailand or Turkey, it is also required to have at least one decent option in the suitcase for a spectacular access to the beach, and on such holidays you can be broken in any month.

Of course, everyone wants the chosen model not only to be stylish and fashionable and to look good on the mannequin in the store — it also needs to be pleasing to the eye on her own body, uplifting, showing the figure favorably and attracting attention in a good way. Therefore, to choose the color of a swimsuit, its style and size is not always easy, especially if you have absolutely no idea where to start. Moreover, today in the market of fashionable clothes there is a huge variety of swimwear styles.

Types of swimsuits

Answering the question how to choose the right swimsuit, it is important to understand what you choose from — and this implies familiarity with fashionable terminology. Swimwear are of the following types:

  • monokini — a continuous version of a swimsuit, similar to melting and bodice, interconnected by a piece of fabric;
  • Bando — strapless swimsuit, which is solid and
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Finding Marriage-Oriented Women From Other Cultures Online

Finding Marriage-Oriented Women From Other Cultures Online

Contrary to what a lot of Western women believe, there are a lot of modern Western men who love the idea of settling down in a traditional marriage with a devoted woman who looks forward to life as a wife and mother. If you’re one of these men, you know that online dating can be a real minefield when it comes to finding women with similar interests to yours.

One approach that has worked for thousands of men is looking overseas, in cultures with more traditional relationship ideas in order to find a partner that’s interested in the same thing they are: a stable, long-term, happy relationship. There are even studies showing that relationships attained in this manner are more likely to last than the average American marriage. The women involved often come from countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Eastern Europe.

One of the best things about the internet is the availability of many inexpensive and readily available communications options, such as IM, email, and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) voice service. It is easy to get to know a woman from far away and establish real communication before choosing whether to travel to meet her. And fortunately, since it is so easy to share photos online, you can very quickly determine if a particular woman is attractive to you.

Many, if not most of the women on international dating sites who are looking for traditional relationships with men speak at least some English, and some are fluent in English, since it is such a common second language worldwide. The best online dating sites will help you find women with a level of English proficiency that you desire, and will help you discover the women that have similar tastes in areas like foods, hobbies, sports, music, and culture.…

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