What Do Chinese Women Want?

On 05/08/2013 by Site Default

As “6” and “8” are auspicious numbers in Chinese culture, June and August are considered lucky months to get married. In the summertime, couples in wedding attire posing for photographers near parks and monuments are a common sight in large Chinese cities.

In a traditional Chinese wedding ceremony, the bride is carried—literally in the groom’s arms, or by car—from her parents’ home to her new husband’s family home. Symbolically, she’s leaving behind her old life to join the groom’s household. It’s a bit old-fashioned, given that Chinese women now expect to play as much a role in shaping their destiny as a husband or his family will…



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