Shanghai online dating


20-Jul-2017 21:27

Twenty-year-old Barbara Li, a lingustics majorr from Nanjing University who works at a magazine in Shanghai, told The Times, “I’ve been single all my life.In high school, we were not permitted to have boyfriends.These days, Western-style dating often only takes place in universities, where young people are beyond the supervision of their parents and can do what they want.One young man told The Times: “I’d like a girlfriend who is kind-hearted, who believes in me and is faithful.“There’s a huge sense of dislocation in China, and young people don’t know where to turn.” [Source: Brook Larmer, New York Times, March 19, 2013 ^-^] “The confusion surrounding marriage in China reflects a country in frenzied transition.

But of all the new freedoms the Chinese enjoy today — making money, owning a house, choosing a career — there is one that has become an unexpected burden: seeking a spouse.In the 1980s, couples were still apprehended by discipline police at universities for smooching on campus.