Rules for dating a non musician
Once I asked a girl what she wanted to do for the date and she just never responded!It’s also commonplace to bring a friend along, but not for a double date – it’s more like a chaperon, buffer or safety net.Even the nuts-and-bolts process of dating can be wildly different in China.While in the West we might try to play it cool and not be in constant contact with someone, in China it’s common to text or call multiple times a day, even if the relationship isn’t even remotely serious yet.So we’ve gotten a few questions lately about dating in China.
For men, things overall are not as strict: there isn’t the fervent marriage-expiration-date-countdown (aka the much-documented 剩女 (shèng nǚ) - “leftover women” phenomenon), and familial pressure tends to be a bit lighter than it is for their female counterparts. We’ve talked before about some of the , women can often afford to be choosy.
So here – backed up by years of research, let me assure you – are my rules for dating a guitarist. The musician mind hears “Don’t you already have enough guitars? Please don’t be offended if we’re in the middle of a conversation about something you’re interested in but our mind wanders to guitars. For instance, the one from 1987 has the volume knob in a slightly different place.