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“It wasn’t reportage; it wasn’t personal,” she said. I felt the word ‘shengnu’ was really offensive, and I couldn’t understand how women could be called leftover and be O. with that.” Before traveling to Shanghai early last year, Ms.Lech mined Chinese dating sites looking for successful single women who would allow her to document their daily lives.
They are terrorists of meetup with shameless undisclosed identities, who try to wreak havoc through unscrupulous methods, out of jealousy of our successful turnouts, instead of using ethical ways to promote their own meetup.
For single people, they’re a platform for seeking potential spouses; for fans, they’re the subject of gossip and dissection; for the cultural elites, they’re a topic for derision; and for the government, they’re a target for surveillance.
Compared with Western cultures, China has traditionally had a vastly different value system towards marriages and family.
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