Chinese cultural differences dating sites
She said the best experiences are when you hit it off with someone, and end up talking endlessly.She recalls one guy she met, who works at an IT company, with whom she had a great conversation about philosophy and life.Some believe that relationships that start through dating apps tend to be more shallow since users are more focused on appearances.
He started swiping through prospective partners' pictures and limited profiles, which include information like age, zodiac sign and occupation.
Shim added that some Chinese girls have even asked if he comes from a wealthy family like in the famous South Korean TV series .
Flings vs serious relationships Although dating apps have made it easier to meet more people, the relationships formed are often short-lived and shallow, because they were based in the first place on little more than appearances.
He also expressed interest in making Korean friends, since his work and social environment is exclusively Chinese.
"I've been surprised to see how eager most people are to interact with foreigners; it's just that they usually have few chances to do so," Erika said.
Other expats have different intentions, and use dating apps more to meet locals, learn the language and deepen their understanding of China.