But in addition to what I’ve already written, I will end this post with some links to other posts on my site on the topic of dating Chinese men, so that anyone who lands here might find a more nuanced and comprehensive perspective on the subject.
Second, if you’re a blogger and have the kind of experience that merits titling a post “On Dating Chinese Men,” then I’d encourage you to write your own post with that very title.
In this context, when a man expresses his love to a woman verbally, he feels as though he is committing to or promising that he will live up to some set of expectations of what a “man in love” should be.
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There are many women who go to China and won’t even try — women who have already made up their minds perhaps even before they’ve set foot in the Middle Kingdom. I don’t even mind that her account of that date is largely negative and unflattering towards Chinese men.
She has every right to share what happened and voice her own opinions.
But if that is the case, then why doesn’t she write about more of her dating experiences in the post?
And to others, it is far more serious than my interpretation of it – it is a single-minded commitment to lifelong partnership.
There are all sorts of conventional images of men showing love through giving gifts: roses, chocolates, stuffed animals, cards, etc but these are not necessarily signs of that is an excellent gauge of his love for you: his time.
When a man spends more time with you and less with his family and friends, this is a very clear sign that he loves you.
When you do a Google Search for “dating Chinese men” (with the quotation marks), her post comes up as the number one result.
People searching for information on this topic will probably click on it first — after all, the title is exactly what they were looking for and it’s on the top, even though the actual content doesn’t really deliver on its promise.
To the cynical or jaded in the audience, men feel love. But we definitely express it differently than women and interpret it differently as well.