In addition, the smitten woman named Zhou disclosed that she did not accept his traditional bride price.
According to Asia one reports, Zhou met her fiancé on a blind date and continued to see each other for about a month before making the decision to get have a wedding on December 31.
She indicated that she turned down a wedding gift and an engagement ring from her lover named Hu, and instead opted to support him financially by paying off his debt with her savings.
She said, “We returned the bride price of 300,000 yuan (N19.6 million) and a red packet containing another 10,000 yuan (N651k) to his family. Money is not the basis of love and it’s not a decisive factor”.
It was disclosed that Hu found himself deep in debt after sinking the funds into an investment that did not go as expected.
Zhou’s actions caused a stir on social media, with many netizens faulting her for being too naïve and stupidly in love.
Many opined that it will be impossible for the lover to reciprocate the same generosity and love for her.
However, the lady defended her decision, maintaining that she helped the man because she believes he is a down-to-earth and hardworking young man.
According to her, the pair will have an honest life as long as they work hard together, adding that her lover promised to repay the loan someday soon.