Hello My Concubine
More than half-a-century after the Communist Party stamped out concubines, China’s wealthy newcomers have revived the practice under a slightly different guise. Thousands of young Chinese women are ‘ernai,’ or professional mistresses. . Most are trying to make ends meet or further their careers. For the ‘lucky’ ones, being a kept woman can mean a luxurious life. But compromises come with the territory.
- Wednesday, 26 June 2013