Some reports from older women suggested that their generation also had a say in choosing their partner, cautioning against notions of Hmong women as perennial passive victims in a patriarchal society. I am not good enough. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. I drink and I go crazy and out of control and when I get drunk I can never remember anything, you know, like there [was] never a party. This issue was elaborated upon by a group of school drop-outs who were already married: University of Washington Press. Social Science and Medicine
From the viewpoint of the Hmong in Laos.
Moreover, love marriages in which a couple has time to get to know each other, which study participants saw as a modern practice, can be seen to be increasing amongst the younger generation. Pauline Oosterhoff. If you ask me what I like to do, I would like to study teaching, but just at the college, not at the university. I loved him, he loved me, we agreed he would drag me and I was taken. Forced marriage following pregnancy yuam sib yuav was mentioned as something that occurred to young women in the community but no women interviewed reported that they were forced themselves.