Desperate single women spend £180 a day renting a fake boyfriend to meet their pushy parents in China
Single women in China are renting fake boyfriends to appease their pushy parents during family gatherings.
Demands for rent-by-day boyfriends have peaked as the Lunar New Year, the most important holiday in the Chinese tradition, is less than two weeks away.
The price for a pretend partner can run up to £180 per day and services on offer range from meeting parents to staying the night.
The list of services are flexible and are mainly decided by the men.
They can include meeting the parents, having dinners with them, watching films, kissing and spending the night.
Some men require the women to pay for all the expenses, including the train tickets and meals.
To attract more customers, some candidates offer what they call a ‘green lease’ , which is an agreement signed by both parties to make sure there are no grey-areas or violation of rules.
‘Green lease’ holders are not allowed to sleep with the woman in the same room.
The Chinese tradition often see marriage in a very high priority and single women aged 27 and over are considered as Shengnu, the ‘leftover women’.
hed, NC, United States, 21 hours ago
I should hire one for my gf who is in Beijing. Little do they know she’s into girls
Pampa, Northern California, United States, 1 day ago
They have their funny ways, which is good!!!
H20CH210, New York, United States, 1 day ago
We have to stop treating women like they are diseased if they aren’t married or with children past 30. It’s really not easy out there and your options become limited with each passing year. Family pressure isn’t helping the cause either.
ToledoMom, Toledo, United States, 1 day ago
I’ve been long under the impression there is a huge shortage of women in China due to the (former) one child policy and a disproportionate number of female babies aborted. Who would think any woman in China would need to rent a boyfriend with those statistics?
gerald69, New York City, 1 day ago
They’re very picky
IndianChief, quartz hill, United States, 1 day ago
Nobody cares about China!
Dorphan, Hongkong, China, 23 hours ago
then why did you read this news?
SparkleLight, Oakland, United States, 1 day ago
Why not look for husbands outside of China?
MíoTio, OutsideUrHouse, Afghanistan, 1 day ago
Please, you can’t speak on the issue until you’ve been to china. They date just like any other American, and don’t need their parents to find a partner. Parents do this without their children’s permission, because some believe they should have a say in who they marry. It’s basically a clash of two different generation, the younger gen is more westernized when it comes to dating, and the older gen is very traditional. Don’t believe everything the west prints, its fake news.
daisy, London, United Kingdom, 1 day ago
It is so sad that there is such pressure on young women – !!
gravegirl, scranton, United States, 1 day ago
why do they need to rent men?? isn’t China where they could only have one kid and they had like millions of boys and not too many girls?? it’s the men that should be paying for a woman not the other way around… du
MrPrytania, Chicago, United States, 1 day ago
yes I thought that was the statistic
CPT krunch, Wallyworld, United States, 1 day ago
A girl at a bar once asked me to pretend I was her boyfriend. I borrowed fifty bucks, and spent the evening hitting on her friend.
Jillyy, norwalk, United States, 1 day ago
at 29 i wasn’t aware i missed my window of opportunity for marriage…oh man!
CherryBlossom18, New York City, United States, 1 day ago
This is so sad, if you’re over 27 you’re considered too old and worthless, wtf??? And we claim our country is s exist, imagine what it’s like to be a female in these places.
ozark00, brooklyn, United States, 1 day ago
Reality is much darker. There are parts of the world where the poor families sell their young girls.
BobbyHuertas70, Spokane, 1 day ago
These women could bag a western man quite easily. Chinese women are in great demand in the USA. They’re hot.
Norman Ebanks, Baldwin, United States, 1 day ago
Why do you think they desire a “western” man?