Breaking Up Not Hard To Do For China’s “Me” Generation – Reuters

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Ten months after they tied the knot, Li Lei and Wang Yang, both 20-something Chinese professionals, decided it was time to break up so they could spend more time with their lovers. They signed on the dotted line on their divorce paper less than 20 minutes after answering “no” to a few key questions — “Do you have kids?” and “Any disputes on property?”

China’s phenomenal economic growth has created a generation of “emperors” and “empresses”, the now-adult children of China’s one-child policy, who often put their needs before anything and anyone else. Experts say many of this generation are unable to sustain relationships, a result of being spoilt only children, doted on by parents and grandparents who catered to their every whim. [Full Text]

Read more about China’s “Me” Generation, via Time Magazine.

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