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Teddy was highly educated, had a high-paying job with the government as an electrical engineer, and he shared many of my interests. He did not make the greatest first impression - email #1 (just before Christmas) complimented my smile (that is fine!) but when I responded and asked about his interests, then he hit me with a onslaught of emails. In #2, he affirmed that we did like many of the same things - in fact, he'd tickets to a musical next month and he'd love for me to be his date. Before I really could respond, e-mail #3 came, entitled Provisional First Date Strategies" - in which he proposed that we meet for dinner that weekend, his treat. I emailed back and explained to him that, as I was rusty in the dating section, I chosen to go really slowly. I added that I'd feel more comfortable assembly for hot chocolate or a pop. Within minutes, he e-mailed again (#4), saying that would be fine, but that he could tell me more about himself by email. What followed was a 500 word essay about his job, previous jobs, his current sole proprietorship," pets, more interests (dancing, board games, museums, and antique stores). He ended with What else would you want to understand?"
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Why are you not married yet?" is a question many single women get to hear on a regular basis. Particularly during family parties, such as Chinese New Year , single ladies recurringly have to listen to their parent's plea to discover a boyfriend and get married. Women who are still single in the age of 27 are often labelled as ' leftover women ', a derogatory term for single women that's been hyped in the media for years. Their parents' pleas aren't in vain: after the Chinese New Year, there is a 40% increase in blind dates. These meetings are generally organized by the parents themselves, who attend public matchmaking occasions where they hunt for suitable partners for their single sons or daughters. Some public parks, like the Shanghai People's Park, even have a 'blind dating corner', where parents walk around with an image of their child along with a handwritten paper with what requirements a potential partner should satisfy.
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