In Cambodia, the choice of a spouse is a complex one for the young male. It may involve not only his parents and his friend,_____（1）those of the young woman, but also a matchmaker. A young man can_____（2）a likely spouse on his own and then ask his parents to _____（3）the marriage negotiation, or the young man's parents may make the choice of a spouse, giving the child little to say in the selection._____（4）a girl may veto the spouse her parents have chosen._____（5）a spouse has been selected, each family investigates the other to make sure its child is carrying____（6）a good family.
The traditional wedding is a long and colorful affair. Formerly it lasted three days,_____（7）by the 1980s it more commonly lasted a day and a half, Buddhist parents offer a short sermon and _____（8）prayers of blessing. Parts of the ceremony involve ritual hair cutting._____（9）cotton threads soaked in holy water around the bride's and groom's wrists, and_____（10）a candle around a circle of happily married and respected couples to bless the_____（11）. Newlyweds traditionally move in with the wife's parents and may_____（12）with them up to a year,_____（13）they can build a new house nearby.
Divorce is legal and easy to_____（14）, but not common Divorced persons are_____（15）with some disapproval. Each spouse retains_____（16）property he or she _____（17）into the marriage, and jointly-acquired property is_____（18）equally. Divorced persons may remarry, but a gender prejudice_____（19）up: The divorced male doesn't have a waiting period before he can remarry_____（20）the woman must wait ten months.