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She said the best experiences are when you hit it off with someone, and end up talking endlessly.She recalls one guy she met, who works at an IT company, with whom she had a great conversation about philosophy and life.Chinese girls don't have arrogance is the best way to explain it, I guess." In his experience, Chinese girls on Tantan usually start conversations by asking where he comes from and what he does in Beijing, before asking for his We Chat, and then if he wants to meet up."But I think it's too quick," Bruce said. Andrew, a Brit in Beijing who's been using Chinese dating apps for five months, says he quickly discovered that while women in the West generally start out chatting about shared interests, Chinese women are more likely to ask about his job and future plans.

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Another source of culture shock for expats is unrealistic expectations.

Shim Bo-kyung (pseudonym), a 24-year-old student from South Korea, said he often gets the impression that his Chinese dates like to imagine him as being just as rich and handsome as the characters from South Korean TV series.

Chinese dating apps have been seeing growing popularity among expats living in China, in part because many foreigners' social circles are largely limited to other expats, and these apps give them the chance to meet and date locals.

Among the most popular apps, both for Chinese and foreign singles, are Tantan, Momo and Skouts.

"Some of my online dates would call me Oppa (Korean for "older brother," a term of endearment sometimes used for boyfriends) in a coquettish way just like in South Korean TV series, even though they are older than me, which just freaks me out," he said.

"Some of them also assume that I am rich, even though I am just a student who works part time," he said.More expats in China are using dating apps to diversify their social circles and romantic options.Photo: IC It was 11 pm on a Saturday night, and Jeff, a European expat who has been living in Beijing for five years, was just back from a party where he met a lot of new people, both foreigners and Chinese.Swiping left means you do not like the person, right means you do. She's got a nice smile," he said to himself, and swiped right. According to Jeff's profile on Tantan, 5,166 girls have liked him over the past year, which translates to 5,166 chances to meet new girls online.It was a match, which meant the girl also liked him. In that time, he's achieved 1,196 matches, which meant that he and 1,196 girls liked each other.By meeting more people from different backgrounds and careers, I've learned a lot about interacting with different kinds of people.

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