You probably know by now that having an Asian girlfriend is a rite of passage for all white men."Date an Asian chick" has become akin to "Go skydiving" or "Live in New York" in the veritable white guy bucket list.Jocelyn is a writer, blogger and the creator of Speaking of China, a blog about love, family and relationships in China, including AMWF love. You can find her writing in The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, the anthologies "How Does One Dress to Buy Dragonfruit? Jocelyn is fluent in Chinese and working on a memoir.
You know them: Asian-American men are at best nerdy, at worst, neutered or not masculine enough.
Le says that creates what he calls a “cultural penalty” in the dating world.
Yes, we all implicitly know what's going on here -- why else did America go to war in two Asian countries last century? Us girls all like to pretend that we're your first Far East foray.
STEP THREE: The Relationship If you get to the point now where you're dating an Asian girl, you better understand where she's coming from.
And then he cited research that actually quantifies this.
“In crunching the numbers, they found on an aggregate level, Latino men have to make something like ,000 more than a comparable white man for a white woman to be open to dating them,” he said, adding for African-American men, that figure is closer to 0,000. It’s 0,000 more than a comparable white male would make.Given our immigrant roots, most Asian girls endure a latent insecurity about everything from our boobs to our patriotism (both things that are just slightly there). But if you're going to lock it down and marry your Oriental princess, you must know one final thing: in Chinese wedding traditions, the groom pays for the wedding.So, as her white, Jewish (80% of the time), totally-secure-and-normal boyfriend, you better be prepared for when your girlfriend mistakes "soup or salad" for "super salad." And since Asians have eyes like gravy boats, her crying jags are bound to extend late into the night. STEP FOUR: Locking it Down If you've made it this far, then you know all the dirty secrets of dating an Asian girl. You know we pretend to love drinking, even though we turn into full-blown red-faced injuns when we do. (According to my mom, the tradition stems from the groom's family giving the bride's family a cow in exchange for her.) So, if you're going to marry an Asian, get ready to empty your pockets. Of course, because of this, my parents want me to marry a Chinese guy and my brother to marry a white girl. "We're pretty much seen on the nerdy side," Andrew Fung of the in math and science, clearly not all Asians ace both subjects.And even if they did, would that render them incapable of interacting with females?STEP ONE: Finding an Asian Asian girls typically hang out at one of three places: the mall, the library, or Pinkberry. If, by the end of the night, she giggles into her napkin/hand fan, you've got yourself a second date.