Mixed marriages in recent years show a remarkable feature: the more often they are young Chinese women who marry foreigners mature, even nationals of Hong Kong and Macau. To take the example of Shanghai, the age difference between spouses has been for a very long 10 years and a half. 13% of couples were formed of spouses belonging to different generations, a difference of 20 years. In 1996 it was even attended the wedding of an American 81 years with Shanghai 27 years.
The age difference is actually not the major problem of mixed marriages. In these couples, the man enjoys two advantages: the national and foreign capital. The old saying that people marry for "what to wear and eat" seems to receive as a striking confirmation. Poverty leads so many Chinese and especially many Chinese to forgo unions more natural.
However, where intermarriage is changing.
The real question is whether the feelings are sincere. In these couples?