Ever heard of yellow fever? No, not the disease you can pick up when travelling to certain countries. I'm talking about when Caucasian men develop an acute sexual preference for East Asian women — even becoming a fetish, for some. Naturally, there are dating websites aplenty dedicated to 'serving' those men who have yellow fever, where the average East Asian women is increasingly being perceived as a desirable partner.
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The rise of little puppies as an ideal type of boyfriend points toward a shift in popular culture in the country, where young women are increasingly defying traditional attitudes toward romance. The ideal romantic male figure in the eyes of Chinese women has evolved with pop-culture fads over the past decades. Throughout the s and s, the macho image as embodied by the late Japanese actor Ken Takakura—who starred in the action thriller Manhunt , the first foreign hit on Chinese big screens after the traumatic Cultural Revolution—was all the rage. Shows like Meteor Garden portrayed women in Cinderella-esque roles—damsels of lower social rank who would inevitably end up falling in love with a older, handsome, wealthy man. Inspired by South Korean fandom, many even compete among each other to see who can spend more on their idols, for example by taking out ads to celebrate their birthdays. One said her boyfriend always demands that they sleep face-to-face while cuddling. Another boasted that hers always compliments her whether she wears makes-up or not, no matter how dark her under-eye circles are.
Are Chinese girls ‘easy’? And other thoughts on cross-cultural dating
Wedding photos of ChaeRim, Gao Ziqi released Wedding photos of Taiwan actress Vivian Hsu Some Chinese women date western men just because they want a taste of excitement and want to enjoy the experience of dating a foreign man. Some just want to practice their spoken English. And there are always a number of women attracted by western men's money, said Robin, a man who works in a state-owned enterprise in southern China's Shenzhen. While it comes to marriage, most of them would rationally choose Chinese men eventually," Robin continued.
Lillian , a something who lives in New York and Boston, is a single Asian American woman who actively dates. Needless to say, her Tinder inbox is a hot mess. She posts screenshots of their messages alongside photos of herself looking stoic, fierce and totally over it.