When she was younger, Ji's requirements for a spouse were focused on practical matters, like income, family background, height, and education. "My parents told me to get married first, and that love can be nurtured later," says Ji.
Marriage based on economic status is normal in China.
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After three miserable breakups and a two-year dry spell, 26-year-old Gao Bo decided he needed help with girls.
“People think we are manipulative and womanizing,” the 28-year-old says.
But Chen explains that he doesn’t teach his students how to seduce women, but rather how to develop their social networks and enrich their personal lives.
As a single, educated Chinese woman approaching 30, Nancy Ji felt tremendous stress from her parents to get married.
So at 28, she hastily tied the knot with a boyfriend. They nagged me about being single every day, and it was very annoying.