Internet dating uptake by country
Certainly, the traditional values are held strong in more rural areas and the expectations of a good match are diminished if a woman is not a virgin.
Conversely, men are almost expected to sow their wild oats before settling down and these double standards are a rollover of similar ones in Chinese culture.
The southeast Asian country of Vietnam has a population of almost 93 million people and shares borders with Laos, Cambodia and China.
The country has been growing in popularity as a tourist destination since freedom of travel was introduced in 1997.
It has one of the highest literacy rates in the world (94.5%) and the lowest unemployment rate of all developing countries.
Vietnam has a complex culture that takes influences from many sources including those of France who colonised the country in the 19 century, Japan and America.
The main religion is Vietnamese Folk which takes much of its doctrines from China including Confucianism and Taoism.
Most women also felt they were unable to raise the subject of birth control.
There is a Vietnamese saying (used by men) to describe extramarital affairs, ‘’.
Pornography and prostitution are both illegal and the law exists to protected traditional Vietnamese values.
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