Tag: girlfriend

Dating is not rocket science

“How do you get a woman to say YES to a date?” It is the first thing one of my male friends asks me when I tell him to ask his crush out to the movies. It is meant to be a casual outing between...

CNY rules, OK?

The first day of Chinese New Year has a number of no-nos. Sweeping the floors,  cutting hair, breaking plates, wearing of black colour clothes and voicing vulgarities – to name a few. There are other things to bear in mind. “Don't buy shoes during Chinese New...

How to answer awkward CNY questions

The first day of Chinese New Year is supposed to be an auspicious day to usher in the new year. But it is also a day for interrogation: the one thing that annoys people, especially young adults, is the barrage of marriage-related questions relatives...