Chinese are humble and it’s not an act. Hence, the biggest culture shock
I had when first arriving in Beijing in 2010 was to discover that the
Chinese remain determined to appear humble and do not appreciate
American, born and raised in Texas, but spent some some time in
Washington D.C. as a child while studying at college in New Hampshire.
So when talking with my fellow Americans when I lived there, we spent at
least 80 percent of our conversations bragging about ourselves or
people we knew, while it was commonly understood that our stories might
not be so accurate but that’s OK.
long time, I thought the whole world was like us: so fond of
highlighting their wealth and relationships, but until last year, the
idea changed: I went to Shanghai, China, where the Chinese were very
friendly, but an ordinary smiling person might be a billionaire!
honest, although your story reflects some facts, it is not absolute. You
may be an elderly Chinese. Today"s young Chinese are not much different
from us. They are more self-publicity and self-expression. Of course, I
can't guarantee whether they will become the same person as their
parents when they are old enough.
this is the power of culture. The change of a Chinese friend witnessed
all this. Once he was just as unrestrained and free as us. But when his
father died, he put on his suit and gave up hip-hop. In his silent eyes,
I saw only one friend who could not guess，Damn it. Just last week, he
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You don't have to worry about it. Your friends have to make these changes in order to shoulder the burden of family.
with men in Western society, the responsibilities and obligations of men
in Chinese society are extensive and heavy, which makes them have to be
more restrained and calm!