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Chinese dating coaches educate you on how to win women’s hearts

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The New York Times has a story (paywall) about the emergence of dating schools across the country, which offer lessons to straight men on a wide range of issues with regards to dating, such as how to groom, how to approach women, and how to get phone numbers. Official statistics suggest that in 2016, China had about 33.6 million more men than women, and the severe gender imbalance caused serious concerns from the government, which worries that the surplus of single men “could lead to an increase in human trafficking, sex crimes and social instability.”

Jiayun Feng

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Jiayun Feng

Jiayun was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University. Interested in writing for a global audience, she attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allowed her to pursue a journalism career along with her interest in international relations. She has previously interned for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily.