Ever since ancient times, there has been a popular saying in China that the three most delightful moments in one's life come with success in the imperial examination, marriage and the birth of a son.From the Qin (221 BC – 206 BC) to Qing (1644 – 1911) Dynasties, the feudal system dominated over two thousands years.They met in 2011 when Fernandez took a job in Shanghai.When he’s not doing his wife favors, working or traveling, he’s usually online sharing his knowledge of China."The policy had been fiercely debated for a number of months before it finally won approval from the required number of legislators earlier (Wednesday.) Civil rights groups in China have condemned the restriction, pointing out that it discriminates against women by still permitting males to enter into interracial marriages." It is, at its root, a math problem.
Only after a matchmaker's introduction and when parents considered the two family conditions were similar and could be matched, would the marriage procedures go forward.
What happens when a committed relationship with a Chinese girl turns into marriage? Fernandez of My New Chinese Wife fills us in on his experience.
Fernandez is a Brazilian currently living in Germany with his new(ish) Chinese wife.
"Chinese families that obeyed the government's rule that limited them to having only one child or face penalties are pushing back since the rule has been relaxed.
They want the Chinese government to compensate them for what they gave up." They claim that the rule cheated them of the opportunity to have more children, said an NBC News report.
At the edge of a pool on the tropical island of Hainan, in southern China, a young woman in a frilly fuchsia bikini is poised, ready to jump.
Beneath her a group of pasty middle-aged men are waiting to catch her.
“‘The law was introduced in order to promote social harmony,' commented one of the People’s Courts legislators.
'We need to ensure there are enough Chinese women available for marriage; otherwise there is a high probability of increased levels of rape and other violence.’” In April, the Deseret News reported that Chinese couples who obeyed the one-child policy are lashing out now that it has been abandoned and couples are being allowed a second child.
Spend a few weeks in China and you’ll undoubtably notice that there is a very large amount of white males dating asian females.
While the reverse does exist (just check out Ruth at China Elevator Stories), it is a rare sighting.