The fairy tale romance of a Chinese man running off with the foreign woman and eloping in some far away land is a rare tale indeed.
I’ve heard some horror stories of Chinese men gambling away their family’s entire fortune.
Showing devotion and care to your family is, in my opinion, one of the most important factors in selecting a partner.
I mean, seriously, would you want to date a guy that barely visits his mom and treats her like an old hag begging under a bridge? In America, we tend to turn 18, leave the nest and live our own lives. doesn’t emphasize family ties as much as in Asia, and thus, we tend to put more importance on our goals, careers, and ambitions instead. Most blue and white collar Chinese men I’ve met in China work hard not for money, fame, or prestige–but for their family, and future family.
After discovering the tactics for landing dates in Asia, I had romances all across Asia and my dating life was… And from my (very small) pool of dating research at this time, I found that the most satisfactory, fun, and long-lasting dates were with none other than Chinese men. Here are some reasons why my boyfriend is simply amazing; and coincidentally, why Chinese men make really darn good boyfriends. Chinese men tend to either cook with the wife, or just plain take over the kitchen entirely.
Now, after many hits and misses in the dating scene, I finally found my perfect match: Richard (and surprise! I know this may vary by region, since northern China is (I hear) more traditional in terms of having the man out in the field while the woman handles the kids and the cookin’.