At a coffee shop in another part of Shanghai, I meet June, a confident, eloquent professional who, in the eyes of some, would be labeled a – “leftover woman.”“It’s pretty annoying,” she says.
The term – which describes bachelorettes approaching, or over, the age of 30 – implies that people aren’t ‘good enough’ if they have yet to find a partner.
Fran Maier joined in late 1994 to lead the business unit where she significantly bolstered the strategy to make friendly and accessible to women (the men would then follow).
The initial users of the service were given free lifetime charter memberships for signing up in an effort to build up the initial database of users for other paying customers to be able to match with.
That morning, one of Xia's clients had called with a dilemma: She wanted her boyfriend to accompany her when she went to pierce her ears, but his mother disapproved.
The client, distraught, fretted that she wasn't the most important person in her boyfriend's life.
The industry, which is dominated by three players -- zhenai.com, and Nasdaq-listed -- has benefited hugely from endorsements on popular television dating shows, the report said.Halfway through my meeting with a "love consultant" in Beijing, I realized that if I were single in China, I'd have little chance of landing a "Class A" man. Worse, I'm college-educated and have a professional career.Unfortunately, someone like me might be considered to be a I was chatting with Xia Li, a love consultant with an online dating company.Most are successful women who have put off marriage because they've been busy with work or school.We were at the Beijing offices of Baihe.com, a company that's China's version of e Harmony or