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Diary: Childfree (pt.2)

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heyyawn 29 · 02/23/2021

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I'm pretty sad to see these numbers. But I think the main problems come from the policy and the finance.
In policy, we have a one-child policy and a divorce cooling-off period policy. A cooling-off period before divorce, unveiled in a newly released law, means that people need to make an appointment at the relevant department before divorce firstly (because there is a limit on the number of pairs per region) and then have a 30-day cooling-off period before they can actually get divorced. It increases divorce costs. And the one-child policy, has changed into a two-child policy. But this policy still affects people's minds. Because of this policy and the Chinese culture of filial piety, it results in young couples needing to support their parents (4 people), as well as their grandparents (8 people), both materially and spiritually. It's a very heavy burden on their shoulders.


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sara_77 1 02/25/2021
Diary: Childfree (pt.2)
I'm pretty sad to see these numbers.
But I think the main problems come from the policy and the finance.

But I think the main problems come from the policy and the finance.

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You don't need an article when you're speaking broadly (in this context).
In policy, we have a one-child policy and a divorce cooling-off period policy.

InConcerning policy, we have a one-child policy and a divorce cooling-off period policy.

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'Concerning' isn't the only word you could put here. You could also say "in regards to," "regarding," etc.
A cooling-off period before divorce, unveiled in a newly released law, means that people need to make an appointment at the relevant department before divorce firstly (because there is a limit on the number of pairs per region) and then have a 30-day cooling-off period before they can actually get divorced.

A cooling-off period before divorce, unveiled in a newly released law, means that peothe couple needs to make an appointment at the relevant department before divorce firstlythey can get divorced (because there is a limit on the number of pairs per region) and then have a 30-day cooling-off period before they can actually get divorced.

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It increases divorce costs.

ItThis increases divorce costs.

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And the one-child policy, has changed into a two-child policy.

And tThe one-child policy, has changed into a two-child policy.,

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But this policy still affects people's minds.

Bbut thise policy still affects people's minds.

Better to link it to the previous sentence.
Because of this policy and the Chinese culture of filial piety, it results in young couples needing to support their parents (4 people), as well as their grandparents (8 people), both materially and spiritually.

Because of this policy and the Chinese culture of filial piety, it results in young couples needing to support their parents (4 people), as well as their grandparents (8 people), both materially and spiritually.

It's a very heavy burden on their shoulders.

Overall feedback & comment:

Great work!
Comment added on 02/25/2021