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"Young people have higher expectations for marriage now.They want attraction, and their parents don't know what that is."Wu isn't the only one with that idea.It featured two successful female entrepreneurs out of the three bachelorettes.And it’s hosted by China’s favorite openly transgender hostess.But these financially driven relationships do not always end happily.A new report by the Ministry of Civil Affairs shows that the number of divorces in China jumped 8 percent last year, and, for the first time in 10 years, the increase of the divorce rate has outpaced the growth of the marriage rate.
At the inaugural Coucou8 event, Edmunds found that the Chinese men were low-key and passive, often staring at their phones rather than getting to know the women in the room.
One is stuck in conservative values (parents wanting virgins and baby makers), and another has become more open-minded (like the 23-year-old guy who wanted to defy his mother and choose the 40-year-old divorcee.) Some viewers have criticized the show for being overly dramatic and suspect it is scripted, which the producer denied in several interviews.
As a Chinese woman who myself has grown up in this divided time—caught in between conservative and progressive China—I found the show almost too real to the point that it’s painful to watch.
But on Christmas Eve when I texted my aunt “Merry Christmas,” her first response was, “Do you need help finding a boyfriend?
As a single, educated Chinese woman approaching 30, Nancy Ji felt tremendous stress from her parents to get married.