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“In sharp contrast to the country’s older generation, who always put their family’s interests ahead of everything, their offspring choose to stay in or leave a relationship largely of their own free will and feelings,” wrote the government-sponsored Women’s Studies Institute of China in an article about changing views of love and marriage.
“Fewer young Chinese would compromise their own happiness for an unsatisfactory marriage simply to avoid losing face or embarrassing their parents.” Other studies back this up.
Q Zhao, the founder of 2Red Beans, believes the more progressive attitudes are a positive sign.
“In mainland China, at 27 or 28, you’re already a ‘leftover woman.’ If you’re that age and you come to the US or Canada, you realize you’re so young …
so you don’t worry as much,” she said in an interview.
“Leftover women” is a term that often appears in discussions of relationships in China and describes women over the age of 27 or 28 who have not yet married.
But Chinese attitudes toward marriage are changing, especially among those in their twenties and thirties – these days, both men and women are putting off tying the knot for longer and having more fun before they settle down, if they settle down at all.