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China, the good outweighs the bad.

From: China 浙江(zhe jiang) 杭州(hang zhou ) @clmservice Time : 2010-03-19 17:56:55
In a recent article on the eMagazine I made the following comment and now I'd like to see what other Expats have to say. Or for those of you wondering about China, feel free to ask questions and anyone who has an answer feel free to add to the discussion.

"As for living in China, I’ve been here almost 8 years now. It can be supremely frustrating sometimes, as another vehicle races in front of you through your crosswalk even though you have a walk light. In the bigger cities the constant movement on the streets, the endless pedestrian traffic bumping into you and the cacophony of noise from dawn to dusk can wear you down. The mindnumbing puzzle of rules that make no sense when you’re trying to perform the simplest tasks, such as wiring money to or from your bank account, can drive you mad. But having said that, none of us expats in China ever seem to want to move back home. There’s something innately alive about living in China, something that once you’ve experienced you cannot imagine living without." Please give us some feedback.
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From: United States Arkansas Rogers @kahnsfury Time : 2010-04-02 16:56:34 #1
I think we can all be frustrated by where we live. I have lived in the U.S. all my life and find that I am becoming more disillusioned with the direction the country is moving. China to me offers a different but very traditional culture. The kind of culture that is not so different from how I was raised as a boy in the southern U.S. We were raised in very close knit families. Blood was the all binding force of the universe to us. It is not so much that way now though. I find that now I am yearning for something and I am being pulled toward China.
From: China 江苏(jiang su) 苏州(su zhou ) @aussieghump Time : 2010-04-08 17:09:14 #2
Excitement of the unknown......that is what keeps me here!

Ever time I have an 'I HATE CHINA' day and lock myself in my house with DVDs and comfort food, I usually emerge wanting to buy some street food and going for a crazy walk down my local street!!

Life is hard here, making a living is not easy!......but even when you are at your lowest, someone or something can always turn you around so quickly!
From: China 江苏(jiang su) 苏州(su zhou ) @chrisfr2 Time : 2010-04-10 07:40:11 #3
i can't go outside without having a "what the hell" and "what a f....."
there is not one day i don't think i would like to hang up one guy.

the motorbike cutting my way sudently without even one eye sight.The guy spitting on the ground in the restaurant. The mother with 3 childs standing up on her scooter (no helmet of course). My working team doing exactly the opposite of the decisions we toke 1hours before ....

and you know what ? each time a friend or family asks me how i feel to live in china, i answer : "i really enjoy to be there, and i don't want to come back"

are we masochist ?
From: China 北京(bei jing) 北京(bei jing) @gobux Time : 2010-06-10 20:34:50 #4
In a way, it is nice to see that I am not the only one with the frustrations. I live in a town where it is me and 1 other foreigner (he's a lot older, both in same company)... virtually nobody speaks english except for the company translators. All business, both written and oral, is done in chinese. Every time I go outside my apartment, the staring, pointing and "lao wai" start... gets old very quickly. The old saying "if you think everyone else is crazy, maybe you are the crazy one" applies... really need my trips to Beijing to keep my sanity...

The funny thing is that every time I go back to the US on holiday, I'm ready to get back to China after about a week... even with all the frustrations in China, still a hard place not to love...
From: China 辽宁(liao ning) 大连(da lian ) @goldsilhair99 Time : 2010-06-21 20:02:43 #5
I have to agree with you all. I came here a little over a year ago and maybe because of my attitude, I do not look forward to ever returning to the US. It would be nice for some of us expats to contact each other. I would like to investigate something other than teaching English.
With all of the difficulties of living in China, it has many more good moments than bad. Part of it is attitude I think. One thing though which I find frustrating is that many Chinese women do not understand how expats can be friends with other women and have nothing but friendship in mind.
From: China 广东(guang dong) 广州(guang zhou ) @way21 Time : 2010-09-11 13:00:12 #6
Life hard for u just for the chinese lanauge. except for the lanauge , the other things not difficult for a foreiger.
From: China 北京(bei jing) 北京(bei jing) @babylingfang Time : 2010-12-07 22:10:31 #7
Perhaps China's woman should be disclosed to the beauty of Chinese traditional culture. Why? China's women are feeling sorry for it? Perhaps this is the site of love. However, perhaps the nature of the site. However, I believe is absolutely true love. However, this is always the human feelings.
Now, why the divorce rate in China is the world's first what?
If you get married, divorce. If you divorce, do not choose to marry.
Person's life, time will not wait for anyone. We should know that foreign men can have sex with you today, tomorrow and the other women can go to bed. For they do not care. However, while China's woman? Maybe not the same view. Why is there such a network connection? Why is there a lot of story? The logic of each individual and different. However, I hope that China
@Anonymous1237 Time : 2011-12-06 10:31:16 #8
Oh! Chinese women by traditional Chinese cultural influence, it is difficult to accept a love of their men, more women talk more ignorant of love relationships.
From: China 广西(guang xi) 南宁(nan ning ) @Yenar Time : 2012-08-25 23:04:25 #9
Chinese culture, lifestyle, and language with foreign nationality personage indeed there are many differences, if want to eliminate these differences, must want to stay in China for several years,in order to understand and adapt to the Chinese people, after all, China is more traditional,and the Western lifestyle is very open,this is the difference,but now the Chinese young people may be influenced by the influence of western culture,and gradually open up, but their parents are very worried that their children will degenerate.
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