China’s Sexual Revolution – Part 1/5

The world’s biggest country is going through the world’s largest sexual revolution.  From the Internet to corner sex shops, China is changing. But lost in the mix, millions of single men can’t find a date much less a mate.

Changes are talking place as China goes through the West’s 60s rebellion.  Mao’s Little Red Book has been replaced with a black book filled with phone numbers and date info.

Mao’s taboos against capitalism and sex are gone. With these changes comes the dark side—drugs, prostitution, HIV and STDs.  Under Mao, sexuality was almost done away with.  Everyone wore the same baggy colored clothes.  Everyone had the same haircut. Couples that fell in love and were caught were punished. Today, cosmetics, perfume and stylish clothes have replaced Mao’s uniforms.

Millions are learning about romance and love. However, millions of others have been left with sexual, psychological problems and are very ignorant about sex. They were victims of Mao’s Cultural Revolution’s sexual repression.

Learn about how Adoptions in China Changing or go to China’s Sexual Revolution – Part 2

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Lloyd Lofthouse is the award-winning author of the concubine saga, My Splendid Concubine & Our Hart. When you love a Chinese woman, you marry her family and culture too. 

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2 Responses to China’s Sexual Revolution – Part 1/5

  1. It was very difficult to understand when I was living in China. The interaction between Chinese men and women is very different than in the West. A large majority of the couples I saw were playing the same games. The woman acts like a child, makes a lot of baby faces, talks like a baby, hits her partner like a child, and all the while he is just chuckling (and loving that she is being a child).

    Many of my friends who were dating Chinese women would just go on a lot of walks that went no where. The women were really reluctant all the way to the bedroom. Every time I was told a story, the Chinese girl would play a delicate game of reluctance mixed with desire.

    It was very new and bizarre compared to what I grew up with in the west. Westerners often want a woman, but the Chinese man wants a pouting child.

    • Interesting observations. I don’t see a lot of this when we are in China. We are almost always on the move and stay away from the areas where a lot of socializing goes on.

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