That mindset is on the decline, but the idea of marriage as an accomplishment to aspire to may not be.“My parents support everything I do; they are so proud of my accomplishments in school and in my career,” Cheng said.They included suggestions ranging from the laughable, like dating a friend and hoping he will fall in love, to the downright offensive, like acting dumb in front of educated men.A barrage of similar “advice” articles like this continue to be written and circulated online in China.
Popular The Controller The Controller was the first guy I dated here, who I started seeing not too long after I stepped off the plane into my 4-th tier university town.
See, there's special circumstances to consider when dating men in a new country and culture- especially when you don't know the language.
If I had known more Chinese at that time- I probably could've saved myself a lot of trouble.
“I’ve been on dates with guys who are older than me who openly say they need to settle down to get their parents off their backs. ”“I want to date, I want to fall in love, and maybe one day I’ll even want children,” she said, “but a traditional marriage is something that is no longer on my checklist for life.
It’s not something I see in my future.”since taken down) listed five tips to help “old, leftover girls who were born in the 1980s” find a partner.