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Their parents’ pleas are not in vain: after the Chinese New Year, there is a 40% increase in blind dates.These meetings are generally arranged by the parents themselves, who attend public matchmaking events where they search for suitable partners for their single sons or daughters.But, problematically, the majority of China’s ‘leftover women’ live in urban areas and are at the ‘high end’ of the societal ladder (relatively high income and education), whereas the majority of the so-called ‘’ are based in rural areas and are at the ‘lower end’ (lower income and education).
According to the Chinese Association of Marriages and Relationships, the best age for women to get married is 25 in a man’s perspective.
A survey by dating site Zhenai revealed that 50% of men already think a woman is ‘leftover’ when she is still single at that age.
In the past few years, dating websites like have acquired millions of subscribers, the first claiming to have a membership of 85 million, the latter approximately 100 million registered users.
Even more successful than dating websites are China’s dating apps.
Especially for women, the pressure to get married is very real.