One chivalrous young man has raised the bar for boyfriends across China after being spotted last week swapping shoes with his girlfriend.
A woman, surnamed Xie, spotted the couple inside a waiting room at a Chongqing hospital and couldn’t help but snap a few photos. Apparently, the young woman’s feet were very tired. As a remedy, her boyfriend offered her his sandals and put her pink high-heeled shoes on his own feet.
When it was time to leave the waiting room, the woman offered to swap back, but the boyfriend wouldn’t hear of it, strutting out in the high-heels like a real man.
A friend of Xie’s who also witnessed the incident couldn’t help but feel more than a bit envious of the young woman. She told reporters that she took the photos back home to her boyfriend to help “educate” him.
Indeed, on Weibo, many netizens have lamented the fact that while their boyfriends may carry their handbags, they would balk at wearing their shoes. Meanwhile, others were simply surprised that the couple wore the same shoe size.
[Images via Chongqing Morning News]
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