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A two-year study out of Columbia University in New York City confirms Lee’s perception that Asian men who worry the dating deck is stacked against them are buying in to false stereotypes. And even though Fisman discovered a significantly high pairing of East Asian women with white men in the U.
So I’m only going to write from my point of view — a 28-year-old Chinese Canadian (yeah, that’s right, I’m not even from your country), living and dating in NYC.
Even though I was born in China, and have been Asian practically all my life (oh look, a joke!
That kind of quality, one of my interviewees said, is typical of Chinese men who care a lot about having a stable job, a home and being able to afford luxury brands.
She also said, of the Western men that she's dated, that they have a wider view of life.
“A lot of Asian men grow up in extremely restrictive and over-critical households, where they are told they cannot date women until they finish university or get a job,” Lee said in an interview.
“Their parents push them to have a steady income before they seek out a woman, and it really screws them up.
A good deal of more mature women, even previously married ones, are dating foreign men because, with them, they have another chance at love.
Following her divorce, Yang was 35 and caring for her 9-year-old daughter.
Tip one: Truly listen to and appreciate the person you are meeting.