It was the evening before All Hallows Day, which was later called All Saints' Day.
(In this case, "hallows" meant "saints.") All Saints' Day, a feast for all martyrs and saints, was celebrated on November 1st for the first time during the 8th century, but customs varied regarding its observance.
Last month Jocelyn over at Speaking of China wrote On Dating Chinese Men and asked us fellow bloggers to do the same.
Her goal is to gather us mus reliable information about dating Chinese men as possible, so when others are searching it online they will get a better picture what is it really like to date a Chinese guy.
I dated a Chinese guy back in Finland already and have been living in China for three years now.
I dated one Chinese guy for two years, but it wasn’t meant to be.
With such a large area, customs are always different in different parts.
Of course there are exceptions to this rule, but most of the Chinese men out there date to marry They might start talking about it very early in the relationship in order to know if you have the same ideas about dating as he does.
Usually if you meet the parents it is a sign of a serious relationship, probably this guy wants to marry you if things continue going well with you.
Right now (October 2013) I’m living together with my Cantonese boyfriend and his parents.
We are in the process of renovating the old family house for us.
This odd fact is because while the hours of daylight are changing, the oceans need to catch up.