Women all over Chinese social media are swooning over a man who instantly rolled on the floor, at the demand of his girlfriend during a public quarrel.
During the couple’s shopping date at a Hangzhou mall, a disagreement led the young lady in a pink shirt, flustered in the heat of the fight to shout “ROLL!” (滚!) to her boyfriend. In Chinese, “roll” or “gǔn!” is commonly used as an equivalent of “get lost!”
Her beau could have reacted with an angry verbal attack of his own and stormed off, but instead, he stayed and literally rolled on the floor. How could she possibly continue fighting at the sight of him “falling” for her in front of everyone?
Surrounding shoppers may have erupted in laughter, and the young man may have lost some dignity, but all that did not matter if it meant making up with his true love.
Netizens encouraged the young lady to “cherish” this young man, who has demonstrated a great sense of humor and humility. Some women were envious, describing how their husbands would have been too egotistical to do such a thing. Others commented that this is an example of true love, in which “face” no longer matters.
While baffling, this man’s show of of chivalry is much more reasonable than the young lad who nearly died via electrocution to resolve a conflict with his girlfriend.
By Eugenia Xiao
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