When Younger Chinese Women and Older Foreign Men Come Together

Chinese women with foreign men who are a decade or so older than them are a very common pairing.  In the west, such relationships are often viewed with suspicion, especially when the woman is young enough to be the man’s daughter, or granddaughter.  Is the woman only...

Women of China: Exploring Personal Freedoms

“A promising career is no better than a good husband.”  A survey conducted by the All-China Women’s Federation (ACWF) showed that one-third of both male and female respondents agreed with this saying, with the women giving a more affirmative response...

Chinese Dating: Are You Ready Authentic Chinese Food?

“The Chinese eat everything with four legs, except tables, and everything that flies, except airplanes.”  When looking for the love of your life through Chinese dating, a foreign man rarely thinks about his stomach, of course.  After all, finding a Chinese wife...

Online Dating and Communication

Failure to communicate or inability to communicate effectively; this is often the reason why relationships fail, some even before they start.  With online dating, effective communication is even more crucial because the only connection two people will have and on...

Chinese Online Dating: Elimination and Selection

In real life, we are offered our choices of partners; we narrow them down and pick the most suitable based on our preferences, our needs, our dreams.  If the relationship does not work with a particular partner, we repeat the process of selection.  With online dating,...

Chinese Online Dating: Getting Results

Just like dating in the real world with girls from your own culture or a different one, Chinese online dating is, more often than not, a hit-and-miss process.  The internet may be a very advanced form of communication technology, but even with the various internet...

Chinese dating versus Chinese marriage

There was a time when having a relationship with or marriage to a person from a certain background/race was forbidden. Indeed, even in today’s modern and supposedly more civilized times, there are still certain cultures that prohibit cross-cultural marriages; on...

Chinese Online Dating and Prostitutes

It was inevitable that the Chinese online dating scene has lent itself to the schemes of prostitutes in China. In fact, a lot of scam dating sites feature Chinese women who are actually prostitutes and use the sites to sale their wares, by either subtle or direct...