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It’s a question that constantly buzzes among Metro Vancouver’s Asian community, says my Vancouver Sun colleague, reporter Vivian Luk.Raised in East Vancouver, Luk says her large circle of Chinese friends often has a lively time discussing inter-racial dating preferences. Luk, 22, a student in UBC’s School of Journalism, says she generally confirms the views expressed by relationship specialist Ronald Lee in my column headlined: ‘Vancouver’s Asian men fear women prefer whites.’ Lee said a lot of Canadian-Asian guys end up being awkward around women because they’re instead taught by parents to focus obsessively on their educations and careers.Hello, I am interested in meeting a man who is emotionally mature and available, intelligent, interesting, lots of cool projects on the go (like me), someone who has explored and knows himself well, knows what makes him..Little about me: I love playing the guitar, working on film sets and hanging out with fun and honest people. They suggest just how far people of different ethnicities are ready to move out of their cultural comfort zones to get to really know the so-called “Other.”Luk (left) said one of the other reasons she prefers Caucasian males is she finds they’re more likely to know how to fix a car, work with a hammer and take care of practical things. “The word on the street,” she said, “is that Japanese women definitely like to date white guys.”RELATED: SURPRISING STUDY shows who whites and Asians like to date Vancouver’s Asian men fear women prefer whites Do Asian women prefer whites?In contrast, a lot of her Asian male friends are bookworms, she says. Asian men in Canada often fret that the laws of supply and demand are working against them when it comes to hooking up with the right woman.Many of Metro Vancouver’s 400,000 Asian men, more than half of whom are ethnic Chinese, express two major complaints about the North American dating scene.
Tip three: Trust it when you feel the “chemistry.”(Feature photo by Sodanie Chea)MORE RELATED: Do Asian women prefer whites?Many Asian men veer back and forth between relational extremes, Lee said.On one hand, many shyly fear they’re seen as “geeks.” On the other, they jump in to the dating scene with “false bravado” and unrealistic fantasies.Many Asian men have unhelpful expectations of meeting either “mother figures” or “beauties,” Lee said.They run up against Asian and other women looking for “someone to take care of them.” Things often don’t click.