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Excerpted from blogzine post Media Watch: Korean Dramas – How the Media Creates or Changes Perceptions by Betty Chambers Update: Korean Men Marriage Rates I was asked to provide some data, so I dug up some stats.
For example, although many men get married without a house and a car, Chinese women will often say that they’re looking for these things because that’s the sort of person who probably has a stable career and will be able to provide for her and their future children in the long-term. As one contestant on China’s most popular dating show put it, "I’d rather cry in a BMW than laugh on a bicycle." Every parent is different, of course, but in general Chinese parents expect to be more involved in their children’s relationships.
At the bride's parent's house, the bride gets ready and is seated awaiting the groom's arrival.
As the groom and his wedding party arrive, the bride's family and friends ceremonially block the entrance to the house.
After a dowry is agreed upon and it has been determined that there is no relationship between the intended bride and groom, the wedding is announced and the families begin preparations for a church/mosque ceremony and a mels/melsi ceremony.
On the wedding day the groom and groomsmen (ሚዜ) get ready at the groom's house early in the morning and proceed to the bride's parents house to begin the wedding ceremonies.