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I entered Linda's classroom, saw her, and immediately felt some interesting and happy emotions. She said she could, and agreed to meet outside work. In American culture, starting to date someone is not a big, important decision, but I think in Chinese culture it is. We have gotten into big disagreements over me not showing emotional support for Linda in the way she wants, and bad feelings can get out of control when there isn't enough understanding or communication.We sometimes exchanged non-romantic texts in the evening. She didn't immediately answer, but said she would tell me the next day. Well, she said 'yes,' and so we spent lots of time together, and fell in love. We had a Chinese style wedding in Linda's hometown. We have survived it by apologizing later and just loving each other and wanting to stay together.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.As they grow older the strings gets shorter and shorter until it is time for them to wed.
I was walking around the English academy which had hired me, introducing myself to my new colleagues, most of whom were Chinese. After introducing ourselves and exchanging basic questions, I asked whether she knew anyone who could tutor me in Chinese. It was a very fun and interesting experience for me. But in marriages like any other thing in life, it's not smooth sailing all the time.Recently, many women from the country-side will go to bigger cities in hopes of finding a husband and “better life.” Usually since women from the country side will have lower standards than those native to bigger cities, it might be easier for them to find their match, leaving a lot of native city women “剩女.” Family members can put on the heat!With the one child policy, a lot of parents, grandparents, close relatives and even that cousin who’s your aunt’s sister twice removed will be asking “so, do you have a girlfriend/boyfriend yet?The system of patrilineal succession and ancestral worship left no place for daughters within their natal family trees.Traditionally, brides became a part of their husband’s family and essentially cut ties with their natal families with special emphasis placed on a wife’s ability to produce a male heir.
In the old days, marriages and weddings were worked out by families, following rules laid out by ancient traditions.