Friendships dating in china
But for some parents on the marriage market, this can actually be a hindrance.Yingguang took a hidden camera to the famous People’s Park in Shanghai, with a written advert mentioning she had a master’s degree. A bachelor’s is more than enough,” one man is heard saying.When she tells one woman she was born in 1983, the woman responded: “Oh, you are very brave! One man said girls over 35 would stay single for the rest of their lives, “because there’s just nobody for them.” “After I told them how old I was, there would be an extremely awkward moment,” said Yingguang. They don’t really care at all about why you think you’re a good person.” She said they would start discussing her “statistics” — openly and in front of her — as if she wasn’t there.
Yet despite the statistical shortage of women, Chinese men remain picky and unmarried women aged over 28 in China are branded “leftovers.” A lot of parents in the video asked Yingguang how old she was — a fact she deliberately left out of her personal ad.As in the past, this action-packed event will attract some of the most professional sailors from across the world.Taking place from October 10th to October 12th 2014, the China Coast Regatta 2014 forms part of the Asian Yachting Grand Prix Championships 2014/2015.The market runs from 12-5pm every Saturday and Sunday and provides a chance for parents to talk to each other to see whether their respective children might be a match.
Yingguang, a 34-year-old photographer, is university educated — she studied art in London and speaks English.
The Shanghai Marriage Market is largely made up of Chinese parents seeking a suitable partner for their son or daughter.