[ Wikipedia “Chinese language” ] Humanoids have lived in China for hundreds of thousands of years.
A group of fossil specimens—collectively known as “Peking Man”—were discovered in Zhoukoudian cave near Beijing.
His work has also appeared in "Talebones" magazine and the "Strange Pleasures" anthology.
If work or extended travel takes your family to China, it is important to have a working knowledge of Chinese customs and how these customs differ from American customs.
It can be a form of courtship that consists of social activities done by the couple.
The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.
I entered Linda's classroom, saw her, and immediately felt some interesting and happy emotions. She said she could, and agreed to meet outside work. In American culture, starting to date someone is not a big, important decision, but I think in Chinese culture it is. We have gotten into big disagreements over me not showing emotional support for Linda in the way she wants, and bad feelings can get out of control when there isn't enough understanding or communication.
From the standpoint of anthropology and sociology, dating is linked with other institutions such as marriage and the family which have also been changing rapidly and which have been subject to many forces, including advances in technology and medicine.
[ Wikipedia ] Today, Chinese (Mandarin) is the most widely spoken language in the world, with about 850 million native speakers (and about 1.34 total speakers worldwide).
This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.
Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.