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Why he was there, I do not know, as he made it clear that he was not really looking to date anyone.He did however buy me a drink in the bar afterwards and asked me what I thought of the event.An entrepreneur has set up a dating club to help 'exceptional' bachelors from the Far East find Ukrainian girlfriends through monthly speed-dating events.China-born Kharkiv-based Mei Aisi, 35, became an internet sensation in his motherland after sharing pictures of his Ukrainian wife, Daria Mei, on social media platforms.'Chinese people couldn't believe a guy as ugly and academically unsuccessful as me could have a gorgeous wife like that,' said Mr Mei, who moved to Ukraine in 2001 to look for a new life after failing his university entrance examination in China.Before that, he had already had a trading company and a bronze valve factory in Ukraine.'Compared to Ukrainian men, Chinese men are better husbands,' said Mei Aisi, who referred to Ukraine as 'a land of beauties'.'Ukrainian men often have male chauvinism. This happened to my wife's sister.'In comparison, Chinese men know how to care for their families.'Based in Kharkiv, the second largest city of Ukraine, Ulove is a match-making agency that connects talented Ukrainian women with exceptional Chinese men, according to Mr Mei.Female candidates as young as 17 wear glamorous makeup and evening dresses at the monthly speed-dating event to attract successful single men who travel from China to Ukraine especially in hope of finding a pretty European wife. Deep-pocketed bachelors first pay a 96,000 yuan (£11,000) annual membership fee - or 300,000 yuan (£34,600) as VIPs - before spending an extra 69,000 yuan (£8,000) on each dating event held at a luxurious golf club in Kharkiv.
When asked why they like Chinese men, the female members, mainly university students, were not shy.'We really like Chinese men.I said I would be unlikely to go again because I have nothing in common to talk about with the men that I have met at these events.He proceeded to give me a lecture as to why I shouldn’t automatically dismiss dating the two guys who were responsible for service washes in the launderette as they may be perfectly nice people and that career women in their thirties get what they deserve if they don’t.'Among them, five couples have announced their engagement,' said Mr Mei.Looking into the future, Mr Mei said he hopes to expand his international match-making business to neighbouring countries, such as Belarus and Russia.He said: 'Some people have accused our club as a human trafficking ring or even international prostitution group.I want to stress that this is definitely not the case.'Everyone has the right to find happiness.I am just wondering how many other men think like this?For me, it seems plain common sense that, while professional women with masters degrees may be compatible with men in less successful professions, the guy that left school with no qualifications to work in the launderette is highly unlikely to be a good fit.Fiona, It doesn’t matter how many men think like this. But I would be remiss if I didn’t pull out the nugget of wisdom from the flawed logic of the laundry operator.Just like KC’s email a few weeks ago about how she receives emails from disappointing men she meets online, you’re illustrating an amusing concern with men’s preferences in women. If he is a dishwasher and he finds you pretty, he’s going to ask you out. It’s not that a man is older than you, it’s that he’s a generation older than you.