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Once it came time to go back to his island and take over his fathers law firm, however, he dropped the exotic mistress for a plainer, simpler, younger girl that matches his and his familys expectations of a wife. First, a wife is essential for having a family, particularly a son to carry on the family name.

In some ways, Greece is no crueler to women than to men. Those who record their incomes honestly are usually rewarded by the government with a huge fine for some honest mistake in their books.

As a tourist, you can leave behind that dreary job, the relationship youve squeezed dry, and become someone new in a country with a beauty that few places can match, and a passionate people that truly enjoy having a good time. Being a Greek-American, I have come to know Greece both as a tourist and as a resident citizen.

Greece is the land where you laze about on hot summer days and let your wild side out at night. No computer nerds herefor a Greek theres always room for fun and passion, as the story of the great Onassis so clearly demonstrates. To the tourist Greece can seem like Paradise, but when you live here, it often seems more like Purgatory.

DO NOT marry a Greek man and move into the apartment on the floor above his mother.

Rules 1 and 2 are the most important because it is virtually guaranteed that as the wife of a Greek man, you will despise all mothers-in-law in no time flat.

Still driven by beliefs of the 19 century, most Greek men take for granted that they have far greater sexual needs than women, thereby excusing their extra-curricular activities.

This is not to say that women in Greece dont ever have affairs, but it is a rarer occurrence, and women must be far more discreet about it, for there is still nothing worse to the Greek man than to be cuckolded. A wife should accept her husbands infidelities with no complaint as long as he is discreet ("thereby showing her respect," Akis explains), but the husband will leave immediately upon learning of even one indiscretion on his wifes part that might make him a fool in the eyes of others.

And if you are a woman with a little muscle tone, you are doomed to a dateless future. As one 40-year-old man explained to me, if I want to find a man I have to look less independent. You look too strong and confident." With that bit of information I squared my shoulders even more and walked off. Beware the snare of clever employers that will lose no time in taking advantage of your ignorance of labor laws in Greece.