Chinese love culture dating
I wrestled my arm away and raced into my house, very flustered.
After that, I hated him, thinking he was a morally rotten boy.
The connotation of “romantic love” has shifted dramatically since then, and today’s lovers can safely express themselves on Valentine’s Day (celebrated not in February, but during August’s Qixi festival), ‘I Love You’ Day (May 20), and even ‘Single’s Day’ (November 11), a popular date for marriage proposals.
Ironically, China now celebrates love holidays than any Western nation, perhaps because saying “I love you” out loud is not culturally common, so special days provide a safe space for young couples to risk saying something new.
These holidays are just one indicator of China’s rising explored one aspect of this new love culture: high school dating.