Dating in chinese
It is believed that by the year 2020, there will be 30 million more men than women in Chinese society.This lack of potential partners obviously puts young Chinese men in a very difficult position and has lead to the creation of the term “bare branch,” a branch without leaves and fruits, which is used to describe bachelors.
Despite the parents’ traditional views, just like in Western countries, where many young people use Tinder to find potential partners, China has its own modern equivalents.
Since 2009 however, Alibaba, the e-commerce giant, transformed Singles’ Day into a sort of Chinese Black Friday.
Every year since, Alibaba has been creating more and more buzz around Singles’ Day, with celebrity endorsements, tons of advertisements, online events and the involvement of numerous famous brands.
So the marriage market is one of the last opportunities for the parents to hang on a little bit longer to their traditions and to try to set up their children with partners that they find suitable, mostly from an economic point of view.).
This derogatory term is used to describe women who are in their late 20s or older, usually pursuing a successful career, and who are still unmarried.