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.
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"Does his mother have different values because she's not from Beijing? Xia, a trim, confident woman in a stylish suit, continued, "Your boyfriend and his mother have been together for 30 years; you two just six months.
Talk to him directly, but don't make a big deal of it." Xia counsels clients who lack dating experience, which sometimes means adjusting their storybook expectations of romance.
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