"I agree, it is a tradition with a logical reason behind it.
Some things are so insignificant and are not worth fighting if you want to be with the person. Like I said before, common sense will tell you if it is love or only about money.
"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…"