Some modern Chinese marriage role expectations

An ethnographer (I think) in Shenzhen, one of China’s hottest, fastest, and newest coastal cities, blogs about a lunch conversation she had with two Chinese friends, in which they discuss martial frustrations with modern expectations of husbands and wives: “Xiao Luo struggles with insecurity in her relationship: “没有安全感” while Xiao Liu chafes under familial obligations: “压力很大”. Both attribute the problems in their relationship to gendered expectations of what a man should be.”

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