“Even if I know what he says is right, what can I do? “Can I use my own power to fight against a clique like this?
” Ultimately, what it comes down to is “he thinks we’re stupid, while we think he is,” she said.
For a restless soul looking for answers, China can serve as another another rung up the corporate ladder or a fresh start.
One thing it’s not, according to one female expat, is an ideal place for a western woman to find romance.
Many Chinese use the quora to get information or practice English. Global Times recently published an article written by a “Stephanie N.” Titled “Single foreign females in China don’t have it easy“, Stephanie complains that circumstances are tough for her and other foreign women when it comes to finding love in Shanghai, saying that the “odds are simply against us” and calling the entire experience “bittersweet”.No one is spared in Stephanie’s deconstruction of the Wild West of relationships that is Shanghai.She uses this opportunity to complain about both men and women from China and abroad, implicating everyone for their part in contributing to her plight.Stephanie begins by establishing the first rule to learn about dating in Shanghai: Expat men are “spoiled by choice” by “a frenzy of dating as many local women as they possibly can with absolutely no commitment to any of them”.