CHINA.ORG - Nov 10 - A recent survey conducted by Chinese online matchmaking platform zhenai.com showed the top reasons why some people choose to remain single in China. Being afraid of starting an "awkward chat" is one of the top reasons to remain single. 53% said they always feel embarrassed when striving to make conversation on a date. Personal economic status is another major consideration in relationships. ~70% of the participants consider buying an apartment a necessity in marriage while only 30% accept rental housing. 54% stating that they would not give up their careers for the sake of marriage.