East and south Asian men face a heavy interracial dating handicap in this country, especially in the Midwest.In the world of AMWF couples there are probably the only two questions that people ask. As for guys I think the most common is ‘Why you’re dating a white/foreign girl? ’ – my husband had been asked almost every single time I was introduced to his friends. And to make it funnier – NONE of them mentioned love. And neither did he answer with ‘Love’ – according to him he never felt physical attraction to Asian girl. As for me – why I date an Asian man: my dating history couldn’t be a script for ‘Sex and the City’, it’s rather boring.Liu Yun, a sociologist in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, who conducted a study on ABC marriages two years ago, said that more overseas Chinese have started to choose Chinese or people of Chinese origin due to the country’s growing international image.
S.-born Asian-American couples who married someone outside of their race dropped by almost 10% between 20 as more of them are marrying within their community, according to 2012 census data released by the Pew Research Center.
The number of Asian immigrants in the United States increasing over the last three decades may also be responsible for the rise, giving young people more choices of marriage partners among Asian-Americans, the Another reason Chan’s mother wanted a Chinese daughter-in-law was that she believed it would be hard for her to talk to a woman from a different background about issues like raising future grandchildren and the best way to communicate with her son.
When I think back to the months I spent in preparation for that year of teaching English in Zhengzhou, I draw a blank on Chinese men, apart from one simple thing.
I assumed they weren’t dating material for me, and I wasn’t alone.
I never saw white women dating Asian men on television or in the movies.