A man has gone viral in China over the unbelievable act he engaged in all to get his former girlfriend t reconcile with him.
He was said to waited outside her workplace for 21 hours, kneeling and begging her to take him back.
The unidentified man who was with a bouquet of flowers spent an entire night on his knees outside her office in Dazhou, Sichuan province, from 1 p.m. on March 28 until 10 a.m. the next day.
People gathered to record and watch the man who refused to move an inch even as rain began to fall as he was committed to the task of rekindling his relationship with his ex.
An eyewitness named Li recounted how people were urging him to get up from his knees, but he stayed in the same spot.
Li told South China Post: “Many of us tried to talk him into leaving. It’s not necessary to keep on kneeling. The girlfriend is not willing to show up but you are still here, losing face.”
According to him, it was raining as the man knelt on the pavement, but he left the next morning “probably because he could not bear the cold any longer.”
Passers-by reported the incident to Sichuan police, who also tried to persuade him to leave.
“He said his girlfriend broke up with him a few days ago. He wants to seek her forgiveness and he hoped she could date him again,” an officer was quoted as saying.
When Police officers approached him, the man reportedly said; “Is it illegal for me to kneel down here? If it is not illegal, please leave me alone.”
The hopeless romantic has become a subject of discussion on Weibo, with many users condemning his behaviour as “extreme” and “self-serving”.
A user said; The more you behave this way, the more she would loathe you. Have more self-esteem. You can only keep her around by improving yourself.
Another wrote; Is the man trying to move himself? This [behavior] is not a [show of] love, but guilt-tripping.
A third Weibo user advised; The girl must protect her own safety and put something for self-defense in her bag when necessary. This man is too extreme, be careful.