Committed couples want to be together most of the time.
Having said that, I'm surprised at what British men, both young and old, generally get away with when talking about East Asian women (Chinese, Japanese, Korean etc.) as well as South East Asian women (Vietnam, Thailand etc.) I've heard my Caucasian friends recommend to their male, single mates that they should date “nice Chinese girls”, with the added bonus that Chinese women are far more sexually open-minded than Caucasian girls.
One acquaintance told me in wonderment that Chinese women are great in the bedroom – as if I wasn't one – to being casually asked if I’d be interested in a guy “who has been with Chinese girls and likes it”.
I'm talking about when Caucasian men develop an acute sexual preference for East Asian women – even becoming a fetish, for some.
In fact, the most recent figures from 2.4 million users of Facebook dating apps showed a clear skew in preference for women of East Asian descent by men of all racial groups, except, ironically, Asian men.
I’ve been left puzzled by the insensitivity, and the lack of awareness that such comments may cause offence.
It’s as if the Chinese are so foreign it doesn't count.As a Chinese, single woman in the UK - where I have rarely come across racism – my East Asian friends and I have encountered a fair share of men with telltale signs of yellow fever.But it's subtle, and of course, few would admit to surfing online dating sites for Chinese women, yet when the only girls they date are Chinese, then the probabilities are in their favour."He has a tough time committing to any plan that's even a few days or a week out," says House."He doesn't want to feel boxed in by anything" in case something better comes along.7. Not all men need the foreplay many women do to warm up, so with a guy who doesn't care about your needs "it's just a wham-bam kind of thing," says dating expert Neely Steinberg, author of . And it shouldn't, even though every relationship has ebbs and flows. "He never does thoughtful things, like buying your favorite scone on the way to your house," says dating coach Laurel House, author of the forthcoming RELATED: 11 Things That Mean More to Men Than 'I Love You'2.