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The Ancients Regarded Marriage as the Foundation of Human Relations

Su Dongpo, the great writer of the Song Dynasty, once said: “When a man becomes wealthy, he should not abandon his loyal and faithful wife, even though she loses her good looks.” In this statement, he was referring to his own wife and marriage. Song Minister, Zi Zhongzi, was a famous minister of the early ...

Michael Segarty

Asian couple getting married.