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.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
Chinese Dating In any kind of culture, commonality often makes dating easier.
Sharing in traditions, food, and basic upbringing and values can decrease points of conflict that may otherwise arise.
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.
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.
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Again, I am not blaming the society or the women here, I am merely pointing out the facts for what they are for whatever reason.