So she said she decided to send a gift that would “squeeze out his tears”.
“Money is nothing. But the feelings between two people are precious. I can’t be the only one crying,” she added.
China marks three different Valentine’s days — one on February 14, along with many other parts of the world, and another in July as per the Chinese Lunar calendar.
Another romantic date — popular among young couples — falls on May 20 as the Mandarin pronunciation for “five two zero” sounds similar to “I love you” and a day for lovers to exchange gifts.
Zhao’s reaction was “excessive,” her ex-boyfriend, who declined to be named, said.
The acrimonious breakup has raised a big stink in the entire neighborhood.
“I don’t know whether her boyfriend is crying or not. But I feel choked!,” a woman living in the same residential block told Shandong Net.
“The whole community is filled with the strong stench of rotting onions.”