“This is really not a problem in China. From the moment you graduate, you are under pressure to get an apartment, a car and finally a girlfriend and a wife. Life never stops unless you have a rich family. But many people in China consider this a problem rather than a relief from the avoidance of a potential problem. Young people are pushed in way too early to their ’30s,’ where a lot of people panic.
I believe what Meg Jay said: do something meaningful, something that adds up to your value. But don’t rush into real life. Even a meaningless life is still a kind of life.”
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