She had to make a choice to go back to being less-observant and date non-orthodox men if she wanted a greater chance to marry and have children."I believed I had made the right choice for myself a decade earlier," Lianne contended as she fed a calm Jacob.Like me, Lianne was once a more observant Jew, having become more religious in her twenties, attracted to family-style Sabbath dinners and holidays.And like me, Lianne believed modern orthodox Jewish men would be more likely to want to marry and have children, which is what she and I both yearned for.A few hours later, the girl erased the post and dismissed it as a joke.I like to hope she felt embarrassed after being called a racist on social media.(In China, divorced women are often considered damaged goods.) Some critics called the show a revival of outdated arranged marriages (link in Chinese).
Throw yourself into the mix, be friendly, and she will love you for that.She will swap street names for words like the gas station, old school house, Italian bakery, and house with a funny pink door.Important: Ask her to avoid using Dunkin Donuts as a landmark, you will get lost, as there is one on about every corner.In a way, this wacky and cringeworthy show illustrates modern China’s divided values towards relationship and gender.The 40-year-old divorcee’s story is an example of the tensions between two divided generations.