In addition to power and beauty, Eastern women are well educated and hardworking.
There were a couple of times where she said to me that I had to change if I wanted to see her again because she was unhappy in the relationship with me, and she said she felt like a whore when she came round sometimes.
Their strength lies in their patience, their ability to forgive, their fighting for survival of themselves and their families. But maybe the biggest demonstration of their strength is that they show their weakness, especially in relation to men.
Both of these principles perfectly coexist in the daily life of Eastern women: being able to show a great force in some situations and being absolutely weak in others.
This fact implies the value system prevailing in society.
The so-called "masculine" qualities, such as competitive spirit, self-esteem, ambition and moneymaking are counterbalanced by the "female values", such as ability to put emphasis on good relationships between people and the quality of life.