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How much money should you be paying your parents? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2017-11-7 16:59:17 |Display all floors
It is not uncommon in Chinese culture for children to subsidise their parents, although parents don’t often make the request. Nicole Xie, a 28-year-old credit officer who lives in the city of Melbourne in Australia, reportedly “doesn’t think twice about splitting her pay cheque with her parens” even though she no longer lives with them at their family home in Point Cook. Did you ever help cover your parents’ living expenses? Would you expect your kids to do this for you?

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Post time 2017-11-7 20:18:24 |Display all floors
Seems it's natural to shoulder financial burden with parents, especially for those parents who has put lots of resources on educating their children.

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Post time 2017-11-8 17:22:47 |Display all floors
Yin_99 Post time: 2017-11-7 20:18
Seems it's natural to shoulder financial burden with parents, especially for those parents who has p ...

That's what filial piety means. It is a virtue currently no longer valued by many young people. So a law has passed requiring people to visit their aging parents who needs more emotional care than financial support.

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