Marriage and dating customs in china
Surely you’ve heard of or e Harmony, websites helping those who are single look for their significant other. There are “Marriage Markets,” where the parents will write a synopsis of their child and try to find a match with other parents.
In cities like Shanghai there’s a weekend “Marriage Market” where there are rows and rows of ads parents put up about their children including their age, height, salary etc.
The influence of individualist values and the changing cultural norms pertaining to dating and familial roles are discussed.But over the past 30 years, these customs have been upended.I've studied how traditional Chinese marriage rituals have evolved in response to globalization.A new generation with different expectations for love and romantic relationships has blossomed in China.As Tan’s friends pine, a popular belief among China’s young people is that the one-child policy is the root of their loneliness.
Dating and romantic relationships are a normal, yet essential, part of life during the adolescent and early adult years.