chapter  10
10 Pages

Mate Selection Counseling for Chinese Women

WithRuoxi Chen, Stephen E. May, Jarodd W. Hundley, Jason P. Austin

This chapter examines the cultural and structural factors that significantly affect Chinese individuals’ mate selection experiences. The authors briefly synthesize existing literature on counseling Chinese individuals and discuss how mate selection related issues might surface in a variety of ways in counseling this population. Finally, the authors make recommendations on counseling Chinese individuals on mate selection related issues and provide examples of applying specific therapy models for working with Chinese individuals struggling in the mate selection process.