A look at gender and family issues in modern China.

Shards of China

Today for the very first time on Shards of China, I have a guest blog post. Interestingly the whole post is anonymous, it was left as a response to my piece on second wives in the Sex and Sexuality theme. I thought it was interesting enough that it shouldn’t be buried in the background. I’m very grateful for M sharing their feelings with us on this subject. So, thank you M – it’s a really interesting perspective on things. So apart from this intro today – none of this work is mine.

“Hello, I just wanted to leave a reply about er nai and my points in seeing it as the ‘norm’. While it is fairly acceptable, there are still underlying resentments between the family and the er nai depending on how close the family is.

My family came from a poor farming background most of whom moved to…

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