Dating a chinese fire horse
While this potential was tolerated in a male child, it was thought to be ominous in a woman.The common belief in most Asian countries was that a Fire Horse woman would devastate her nuclear family, drain them of resources, and bring about the early death of her father.
In English, it read, "Love your girl child." My hosts explained that infanticide of girls was still practiced by some uneducated villagers.
In China, Tibet, and Korea there is also data of a plummet in birthrates.
Stories of infanticide of girls from this period persist.
Years later, when I learned about Fire Horse women in Chinese astrology, I understood the significance of the phrase "love your girl child." When I first began writing my novel, , my central metaphor was the snow leopard.
In fact my first working title was Search for the Snow Leopards.