Dating culture in france
These lessons from Yoyo Chinese's Intermediate Course features interviews with people on the streets of China.
Following these brief interviews, Yangyang breaks down the important language points found in their answers.
The fact remains, though, that if you’re intimate while dating, there is a strong assumption that marriage is on the horizon.
This goes back to less stable times, when marriage meant much-needed security, but of course this is by no means a purely Chinese phenomenon: In 2010, 44% of American women had , but way way back in 1995, more than 59% had been hitched by 25.
China is relatively new to the whole modern-stable-globalized-internet (still working on that last one, really) country thing, and when your culture is over 4,000 years in the making, old habits die hard.
Even the nuts-and-bolts process of dating can be wildly different in China.
While in the West we might try to play it cool and not be in constant contact with someone, in China it’s common to text or call multiple times a day, even if the relationship isn’t even remotely serious yet.