Do not hesitate to take the lead in terms of conversation and exchanging information when first introducing yourself as well as on dates.
The main things to focus on include being dominant, direct and you also want to exude confidence. Although dominance and confidence are important, being respectful is even more so.
Respect and honor of the Chinese culture might have to be learned, but the same goes for the other person’s heritage.
Where family is of utmost importance, finding someone who can communicate with them is a huge factor to consider in the dating world.
Interracial Dating Although dating a nice Chinese doctor may be at the top of my parents’ wishes, dating people from other cultures and backgrounds is not out of the realm of possibility.
Stereotypes Parental concerns aren’t the only factors that influence relationships, but stereotypes brought on by the American media also fall into play.
As an Asian American woman, sometimes I too fall into the trap of labeling Asian men as passive.
The importance of family, honor, and hard work are reflected in all aspects of life, including romantic relationships and dating.
As a first generation Chinese American, I grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, a major hub for multitudes of Asians and Asian Americans.
From parental pressures to societal stereotypes, get a first hand perspective on Chinese dating in America right here!
By Katherine Chong In America, the Chinese community is represented by all walks of life – educated and unschooled, Buddhist and Christian, immigrant and American-born, first generation to sixth.
On the other hand, some men might wishfully believe that Asian women are submissive and will cater to their every need and want.