Dating and relationships in china
Their parents’ pleas are not in vain: after the Chinese New Year, there is a 40% increase in blind dates.These meetings are generally arranged by the parents themselves, who attend public matchmaking events where they search for suitable partners for their single sons or daughters.
Even more successful than dating websites are China’s dating apps.
Although China has more single men, it is the “leftover” women who are stigmatized in the media, and suffer more familial and societal pressure to get married than their male counterpart.
This can partly be explained by traditional ideas about .
Momo, one of China’s most popular dating app, has become known as a ‘one-night stand’ app, used to look for casual sex rather than long-term commitment.
There are also companies taking advantage of the fact that so many single men and women are desperate to find a partner.