TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Marry Go Round

Couples in China seek equality through “double-ended marriage”

IDIOMS

Choice Chengyu: Relatively Speaking

Phrases to describe one’s nearest and dearest

NEWS

Custodial Clash

Difficulty obtaining divorce and a lack of legal protection lead families to “kidnap” for custody

LIVING IN CHINA

In-Law Wars

Traditionalists are upset, as Xinhua reveals maternal grandmothers offer more childcare than paternal grandmothers

TRADITIONAL CULTURE

Daddy Issues

With “wonder dads” becoming the new face of Chinese families, many fear extra pressures on already fragile fathers

Unmarried, With Children

Faced with pregnancy permits, IVF restrictions, and social stigma, single women are fighting back—by having babies

One Belt, One Love

As China goes global, so are many relationships—with mixed results

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