Interracial relationships, in general, are still a touchy subject. There still exists the notion that the women of a social category somehow "belong" to the men of that category and vice-versa. Those who stray are often considered some kind of traitor to 'their people'. Asiatic-European pairings are also plagued by the shadow of Orientalism , and a long history of stories about "pink men rescuing brown women from evil brown men". Though 'Orientalism' was originally defined by European attitudes to the Middle East, European eyes went on to view the Far East through the same paradigm.
Chinese actress Zhang Ziyi and her ex boyfriend Vivi Nevo. Wedding photos of ChaeRim, Gao Ziqi released Wedding photos of Taiwan actress Vivian Hsu One of the most significant symbols of China's opening up to the world is the fact that more and more Chinese women are marrying western men. She became the first Chinese woman to marry a western man after the founding of the People's Republic of China in Since then, Chinese women dating western men has gradually become a frequent phenomenon in China. The way in which Chinese women perceive western men is based on their usually vague understanding of western culture. Generally speaking, western men have some advantages in Chinese women's eyes, such as the idea that western men are usually tall and strong, and that most of them like sports.
Kat Chow. Elise Hu. A recent study on data from a dating app found all women except black women were most drawn to white men, and men of all races with one notable exception prefer Asian women. Researchers recently took data from the Facebook app Are You Interested and found that not only is race a factor in our online dating interests, but particular races get disproportionately high — and low — amounts of interest. The numbers in this chart from Quartz show the percentage of people who responded to a "yes" on the "Are You Interested" app.
The problem is that in most Asian cultures it women encouraged for people to remain introverted, whereas in Western culture extroversion is prized. Western women expect to be chased. They expect a man who isn't afraid to make the first move.