It was around then that he saw Ok Cupid’s data on race and attraction.
Compared with black, white and Latino men, Asian men receive fewer matches and messages from women on the dating site.
A few years ago, I remember stumbling across a post that linked back to me on the now defunct Shlaowai blog (which billed itself as “Shanghai Uncensored”).
The post, written by one of their white female writers, was titled, “So, What’s the Dating Scene Like?
” I can’t share any quotes from the post — unfortunately, the blog’s creators blocked archiving of their material, which means you can’t even dig up their original content through the Wayback Machine.
Still, given that the post featured the infamous photo of a shorter Long Duk Dong with his head buried in the bosom of a taller white girl, you can guess what the author had to say about “the dating scene” in China.
By Cecily Huang An English friend, who just moved back to London from China, told me he missed China, and more importantly, the attention from Chinese women that he will never get in London.
It amused me when another American guy friend made similar comments after he left Beijing.He can no longer date women as beautiful as those in China, but when he was there, complained that all the Chinese women he dated were hot but stupid, considering their level of English or cultural clashes.I told him once, if he could move his focus from boobs to the conversation, his problem would be solved. Some Western men are certainly spoiled by Chinese women. While White-Male-Asian-Female couples have been common place for years, Asian-Male-White-Female couples are still rare.As the model minority, Asian men are generally associated with positive traits like faithfulness, family-orientation, and financially stability.He wrote down his height (6 feet), listed his interests (podcasts, basketball, reading) and included photos of himself outdoors.