The stereotypical life of a young urban Chinese person could be said to run like this: graduate from college, find a good job, get married and raise a family. However, more and more young people are straying from this path nowadays, selecting to marry immediately after graduation, the People’s Daily reported on March 29.
…Following their graduation from a Shanghai university, Wang Ni and Liu Hao moved to Beijing and married at the end of last year. “However, newly-married life is not as always plain sailing,” admitted Wang.
Wang Ni and Liu Hao both come from one-child families and, perhaps as a consequence, are not equipped with the range of skills one would expect in a married couple. Every morning, Liu Hao’s mother telephones them to wake them up in time for work and on weekends, she visits them to take care of their cooking, washing, cleaning and even pays their bills….[Full Text]