Such an impossible situation is made possible by Chinese women who aren’t able to say “no” when it comes to expat men.
Even though they have the edge on Caucausian women with their “slender, pliable figures”, the beauty of Chinese becomes a disadvantage when it comes to foreign men who are “more blunt about what they want than the average local fellows”.
The main reason being that I do want to settle down in the relatively near future and I feel like I can't get the stable income, regular hours or the handsome guy for that to become a reality.
I have lived in Chengdu for the past 3 years and recently decided that it was time to move on.
Global Times recently published an article written by a “Stephanie N.” Titled “Single foreign females in China don’t have it easy“, Stephanie complains that circumstances are tough for her and other foreign women when it comes to finding love in Shanghai, saying that the “odds are simply against us” and calling the entire experience “bittersweet”.
No one is spared in Stephanie’s deconstruction of the Wild West of relationships that is Shanghai.
And fortunately Shanghai is full of tech savvy people looking for a connection (maybe just for tonight, maybe for longer).
Here’s a list of Shanghai dating apps that will help you find modern love (or a random hook-up, we're not here to judge! Momo: The Crazy Night, Lonely Breakfast App Remember when mom said “Don’t talk to strangers”? With Momo, you connect with random people nearby and then start one-on-one conversations and/or group chats.Most of Momo’s users are looking for relationships of the hour-long variety, which is why it’s known as China’s “one-night stand app.” Keep this in mind and don’t freak out if you wake up alone the next day.Baihe: The Modern Marriage Market Why spend your weekend at the People's Park Weekend Marriage Market when you can just download Baihe? You're not going to kick off some hate-that-blossoms-into-love affair with that tall dark stranger you spilled your coffee on in Starbucks.That person with whom you've made eye contact for longer than normal on the metro is not your soulmate.For Snapchat, that competitor is Facebook and its new messaging system; for Momo, it’s We Chat, the Tencent social network in China with 440 million active users.