Here is a good video that helps explain how e Harmony matching works and a little of their history as a dating service: After joining the site, every member must take the time to fill out an in-depth and rigorously defined profile, then every match is screened for compatibility.
e Harmony cuts out the hours wasted searching through dead-end profiles on other dating sites by showing only the matches that demonstrate compatibility with your profile.
Having been in Beijing more or less since July of 2010 (with frequent travel to other locales, of course), I've gotten pretty acquainted with the dating scene here in China.
I've been with a good number of girls, have had a few girlfriends, and – as I like to dabble in all things – have been sporadically active in the different expat communities in Beijing.
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