Dating and marriage practices
The most generic and straightforward answer is that your relationship with the Western person is going to be more casual.Let's take a look at the detailed distinctions between the relationships.Over time, the difficult scholar exams were transformed into Modern China’s college entrance exam 高考 (gāo kǎo.) Gao Kao is a standardized exam that determines what university you can enter (and whether you can even enter university).High school days are the busiest for teenagers because of the rigorous school work and preparation needed for .For men, having an apartment and a car are often prerequisites to marriage proposals, in order to demonstrate financial stability.
On the other hand, American families are much less pushy on this subject.
China has less casual dating than America, and this has a lot to do with China’s conservative history.
During Imperial China, becoming a scholar was a huge priority because it meant wealth and status for families (which in turn meant better marriage matches).
Women are expected to marry while they are in their early to mid-twenties.
In fact, there is even a negative term coined for women who are not married by 27: “剩女 (shèng nǚ)” or "Leftover Women." Again, this negativity has to do with Chinese culture, since marriage is seen as an important part of a person’s stability.