Lovers dating friend in china
'I also have a car, I also have a house, and [money] in the bank. 'I say women in the old days were better.’ 'We were just having fun,’ claims Yu, 24, when asked why she made the video. We want them to know that we have standards now, too.’ This is something that Gong Haiyan, the female founder of the country’s biggest dating website, knows only too well.
So if you’re not as capable as I am, don’t depend on me. Within 48 hours of posting their video on Youku – China’s version of You Tube – their song had been viewed 1.5 million times, and garnered tens of thousands of negative comments. In 2003 Gong was 27, single and dissatisfied with the online dating services available at the time.
China’s 'leftover women’ are considered on the shelf if they're still single at 28 In case you hadn’t noticed, Chinese women have become quite a force to be reckoned with in recent years.
According to Forbes magazine, 11 of the 20 richest self-made women in the world are Chinese, and now 19 per cent of Chinese women in management positions are CEOs, the second highest percentage worldwide (after Thailand’s 30 per cent).
If you don’t manage it within that small window of time they worry and fuss.
It’s ridiculous.’ 'There’s no question that a lot of women rush into marriage with the wrong person,’ says Leta Hong Fincher, a doctoral candidate in sociology at Tsinghua University in Beijing.
But Yu was arguing that the actual reason Chinese men can’t find girlfriends is their laziness, and the fact that they are looking for a breed of subservient woman that no longer exists.
I have my own value and can make my own social connections.'The key things women search for on our site are a man’s height, salary and whether or not he owns a car or a house.Certainly, if women’s requirements were lower we would have a higher match-success rate.If women don’t get married and have a child then in the eyes of their more conservative parents and grandparents they haven’t achieved harmony and they’ve failed.’ It doesn’t help that educated young women are barely given a chance to find a husband until it’s supposedly too late.'While you’re at university your parents constantly discourage you from having relationships; they tell you to focus on your studies,’ continues Wu Manling.
Meanwhile, their grandparents – many of whom can still remember mass famine – are piling on the expectations, too.