Larisa Epatko Larisa Epatko. SHANGHAI/BEIJING, May 4 (Xinhua) -- Parks in Chinese metropolises are perfect venues for pushy parents to hunt for a suitable spouse for. W hen Liu returned to his childhood village to celebrate Chinese New Year, his parents had arranged a familiar and depressing task for him: a series of speed dates.
While the men on his books usually get snapped up relatively quickly, the year-old says it can be harder to women to find a suitable match. In ancient China, matchmaking was an essential ritual. parks throng with groups of middle-aged and elderly parents brandishing cardboard. Updated June 29,
According to a recent study by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, 24 million Chinese men will be unable to find wives by because of the country's gender imbalance. Parks in Chinese metropolises are perfect venues for pushy parents to hunt for a suitable spouse for their children who are too busy and slow in. Traditionally, families had more say in regard to a marriage than the man and woman who were getting married.
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BEIJING — You are a young Chinese man whose father tells you the most important skill his future daughter-in-law must have is caring for her home and family. "Matchmaking activity by parents is still approved." This article appeared in the South China Morning Post print edition as: Pitfalls in a parental labour for. In Shanghai, where singles are aplenty and birth rates are low, parents have taken to matchmaking expos to find their kids a lover.
Parents of unmarried adults flock to  the park every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p. Intimate lives in China have recently recaptured scholarly attention. Along these lines, we can unpack parental matchmaking not so much as. Many people in China who want to get married are having trouble finding a partner.
Two parents arranging a date for their respective children at the Shanghai Matchmaking Expo. China's youth turns to dating apps but their parents still post them in the local up on whether the digital world can be trusted for matchmaking. But the Chinese young people now have "ever growing needs" and one of those needs is the need to avoid this kind of arranged marriage and choose their own partner.
China's matchmaking businesses have revenues of several Parents are seeking foreign women for their sons out of sheer desperation.