List of chinese dating shows
Relationship consultant Shi Xiuxiong told Sixth Tone that he wants to see such standards challenged.
“It neglects the uniqueness of women and gives them no breathing space,” he said.
Parents on the show were uninhibited when describing the characteristics they hoped to find in a daughter-in-law, requesting that she be hardworking, pretty, capable, intelligent, and elegant.
She should not be significantly older or taller than their son, the parents said, and she should have her own career but also put his needs first.
Have you ever been on a blind date and felt there was something missing — such as your parents?
But show producer Liu maintains that “Chinese Dating” aims to create a platform for parents and children to communicate.
It can be a pretty light-hearted way to keep the language going, even when you can’t face a full page of Chinese characters, or if you’re feeling tired and you’re not in the right frame of mind to practise speaking.
When you first start watching Chinese TV shows, you may not be able to understand a lot, but it will give you exposure to a broader range of vocabulary and slang, and it will also give you a better idea of the way native speakers speak, so you can start picking up more natural speech patterns than the ones taught in textbooks.
Parents ask questions and decide whether the woman is a good match, while the sons wait in a room offstage.
The bachelorette only wins the right to choose a date herself if three families voice interest in her.