Going out with more than one person is not socially acceptable for many." Does it work? From parental pressures to societal stereotypes, get a first hand perspective on Chinese dating in America right here!The extended families of old had "four generations living under one roof".The so-called "four generations under one roof" meant the cohabitation of the father and mother, son and daughter-in-law (or daughter and son-in-law), grandson and granddaughter-in-law, the great-grandson and the great-granddaughter.
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While modern families increasingly include only two generations living together, the tradition and the ideal of four generations living together still remains.
The idea of tracing back ancestry is still the most powerful centripetal force of the Chinese nation.
"In the US, 85% of ethnic Chinese still marry other Chinese, but there is no good platform to connect this group of people." "Both the process and the notion for dating in Chinese culture is quite different than those of the US and most of the western world," Anita Tsai of 2Red Beans explained.
"For example, many Chinese still consider 'dating' a much greater commitment than their US counterpart. They were married 99 days after their first date, and just had their first baby.