Contemporary dating patterns
However since the modernization of China, contemporary Chinese dating culture has become more open and liberal since 1990s.Chinese men are seen as more supreme than Chinese women when it comes to gender issues.
In the 1950s during the China communist revolution, a new democratic marriage law was enacted.It states that both parties must be willing and no other external force shall interfere.It was in this period where Chinese dating start to evolve.During the 1980s, the communist party of socialist China influences the attitudes and behaviors when it comes to Chinese dating.Chinese dating culture is non existent and unheard of in ancient Chinese history.In the olden days of Chinese culture, marriage are pre-arranged by between parents of two Chinese families.
Marriage was primarily a fulfillment of family obligation, a continuation of family line and observance of filial piety.
However in modern times, Chinese dating is instrumental in nature as a way of selecting suitable marital partner and a prelude to marriage.
Chinese culture central viewed dating as a way to seek fun or entertainment as immoral.
Due to the communist party's reform to modernize China, an influx of Western culture regarding dating, love, and romance opened up the floodgates and flowed into Chinese society.
Chinese dating culture has been viewed to be highly suppressive of individual liberties and rights in the olden days.
Chinese dating culture is passed down from generations therefore family plays a crucial role.