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How Chinese fell out of love with marriage

Evergrande experts say many young people see wedlock as a financial padlock

As the Chinese economy has grown, the country’s marriage rate has declined.    © Reuters

Marriage is the foundation of the Chinese family. For individuals, tying the knot means an emotional connection, a sense of belonging to a family. Furthermore, a long-term harmonious marriage contributes to the stability of society. However, in recent years, the country's divorce rate has been rising.

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