I found the following table on Renren as a guide to dating and after looking at it: I concluded that what’s easy to do is also easy not to do. Scott Thompson has been writing professionally since 1990, beginning with the "Pequawket Valley News." He is the author of nine published books on topics such as history, martial arts, poetry and fantasy fiction.

A girl would only agree to go out on a date with a boy if she were willing to consider marriage.

Expectations about gender roles are much more conservative in traditional Chinese culture than in American culture.

For Westerners, a willingness to learn about Chinese culture can make an interracial or international relationship stronger.

For Chinese people who want to meet others from the same ethnic background, Internet dating sites can help.

A Chinese girl with traditional attitudes would not necessarily choose to wait until marriage to have sex with her boyfriend, but she would consider sex to be virtually the same as a promise to get married.

China is a very large country with hundreds of different regional ethnic groups.The process of courtship in China seems to be much more important than the process of courtship in the United States.While there is a lot more sexual activity among younger Chinese, a lot of Chinese girls still expect the utmost courtesy and respect when a male is seeking their affection, especially if the goal is to be in a relationship.Each ethnic group has its own customs and traditions about dating and marriage, some of which can differ considerably from those of the majority Han Chinese.For instance, some members of the Moniba ethnic group still follow customs where one woman is married to two or more men.But in traditional Chinese families, the parents may expect to have a say.