《吕西斯忒拉忒》在哪里？尚未大无畏的台湾女性 - 第五章
Princesses Eternal or Extinction Burst?
Let me begin Part V by partly correcting a point stressed in Part IV: that young Taiwanese women contract princess disease foremost from older women. I said that they especially got it from instruction from female teachers – that mostly PD is a reaction to being over-controlled and to being socialized into “feminine” roles. Columnist Dave at YFFM, however, in an upcoming article there, says that family female elders, not teachers, are the chief inculcators. He suggests that PD is taught mostly by
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A =/= B (第一章)
From Crystal: Although first part of this post doesn’t seem to be related to Chinese girls, the things explained in it do impact Chinese girls overall. This part is necessary because the subsequent one will rely on terms introduced and explained here. The second part will focus on Chinese girls, don’t worry…
Today is a special day.
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I am a 26 year old single American male who has lived in Guizhou province for about two years. My own dating episodes (read: misadventures) and general social observations have been discouraging but enlightening. They have led me to theorize about how the current climate of dating and marriage in Guizhou has come to be.
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Emma Pei, Chinese face for L'Oreal
Trailing houses, cars, and travel, cosmetic surgery is the fourth most popular way that Chinese citizens spend discretionary income. Similar to Western cultures, it has become quite commonplace for Chinese women to get procedures done. It’s estimated that China ranks third behind Brazil and the United States in the
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In the last ten years or so Shanghai has gone through some huge changes in terms of infrastructure of the city and development in terms of architecture, commerce and trade. Ten years ago Shanghai was very different than it is today. While Shanghai – and Shanghai people – like to think that it has been
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