Without expensive preparation and rituals, Wang Shaowei and Zhang Xin tied the knot at a cost of nine yuan, which was used to obtain the marriage certificate. The couple, who just entered the work force and had learned to be self-reliant, did away with nearly all the traditional "must-haves" for a Chinese wedding: owning an apartment, a car, wedding rings as well as holding an expensive ceremony. However, their frugal wedding, conducted behind the back of their parents, upset their families' older generation. The newlyweds were forced by their parents to hold a delayed, but grand wedding ceremony, and later moved into an apartment purchased by Wang's family and began using a car bought by Zhang's parents. My mother says, 'It's ridiculous to marry a woman with nine yuan!
20 post-90s couples hold ’naked marriage‘ in E. China
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Typically it does not include a wedding, a ring, a house, a car or a honeymoon. The practice contrasts with the traditional Chinese custom of parents helping to provide the assets for their children's marriages. Naked marriage has become increasingly prevalent in China  and is popular among people born there after the s. It is generally recognized as a frugal way for loving partners to marry under the enormous economic pressure China's younger generation is currently facing. In the aftermath of the financial crisis of — , the popularity of naked culture soared in China. Because of the high cost of living and intense job competition, people born after the s found it difficult to have a car, a house, or savings. Many of them have been forced to choose a naked marriage due to this harsh reality.
Chinese couple's nude wedding photos condemned by netizens
He claims the woman was not his bride-to-be but rather a total stranger and is pursuing legal action. Disrobed and painted blue to resemble the Na'vi people of Pandora, the couple's pictures take fandom to a new and frankly uncomfortable level. Luckily or not the James Cameron fan club cum nudist colony also shot some less blue but far more naked pics as well:.
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