Last month Jocelyn over at Speaking of China wrote On Dating Chinese Men and asked us fellow bloggers to do the same.
Her goal is to gather us mus reliable information about dating Chinese men as possible, so when others are searching it online they will get a better picture what is it really like to date a Chinese guy.
The following tips are based on my own or my friends’ experiences.
Date to marry Goal for a Chinese person to date is to get married and have a family.
Parents have the final say Wether your Chinese boyfriend will continue to be with you or will marry you depends on his parents.
If parents say no, then it usually is the end of the relationship sooner or later.
Right now (October 2013) I’m living together with my Cantonese boyfriend and his parents.
We are in the process of renovating the old family house for us.
If you two are 25 or older and the parents agree you being together, they will start asking when you two get married.Of course there are exceptions to this rule, but most of the Chinese men out there date to marry They might start talking about it very early in the relationship in order to know if you have the same ideas about dating as he does.Usually if you meet the parents it is a sign of a serious relationship, probably this guy wants to marry you if things continue going well with you.I dated a Chinese guy back in Finland already and have been living in China for three years now.
I dated one Chinese guy for two years, but it wasn’t meant to be.When you get married they will start waiting for a grandson.