When a group of old girlfriends and I got together for a reunion a few years back, we realized that each of us had had only one child — even though in China in the 1970s, our child-bearing years, we could have had as many children as we pleased. The one-child policy did not become the law of the land until 1979.
The main factor for us was our work. We loved our jobs, we wanted to be successful, and we were willing to direct as much time and energy as possible toward achieving our professional goals.
After more than 30 years of the one-child policy, the law was relaxed in 2013.… Seguir leyendo »