"Red envelopes or "ang pow". Nice, except at Spring Festival coz it nearly bankrupts me...only joking! Married have to give to the unmarried.
Cupping...a form of chinese medicine. Promotes blood circulation etc etc. It's all about good…"
plus chinese parents need their offsprings to take care of them when they are old. so 'giving' the daughter to another family means they give away an offspring who can take care of them. and then the girl will naturally get her…"
"Re giving birth..I'm married to a Chinese and have 2 grown up kids. Went through all that. From a Chinese medicine perspective....you need to drive the wind and cold from the body; keep warm. Baths will chill you more easily. Drink plenty…"
"Actually the family situation is completely different in traditional Chinese families and 'Western' families.
It is still very much the case in China that after marrying, the wife moves in to the husbands family home (you know the type, 3…"
"Driving....yes, it seems crazy the way people drive and it took me a while to get used to it...I sat sideways, refusing to look out of the front window, many a time...but, consider this...
I see no more accidents, if anything less, than I do at home…"
"I live long enough here to observe how locals live as well heard quite a few horror stories from those who marry into a local. Not saying all locals are like this. But to "pay" for the bride is an obvious sign how she as well of the rest…"