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Racial preferences in the dating world
http://www.seacoastonline.com/ ^ | May 11, 2007 | Steve Penner

Posted on 05/11/2007 9:18:14 PM PDT by teldon30

One of the more delicate areas I dealt with while running a dating service for more than two decades was the issue of race, and more specifically racial stereotyping by prospective members.

Stereotyping in itself is a volatile issue, and at some point during intake interviews, I often repeated the phrase “While there is some truth to all stereotypes, there are certainly many exceptions to every single one.”

However, when one is dealing with a sample of more than 20,000 single, divorced, and widowed men and women, I feel confident and comfortable making certain statements in a column titled The Truth about Dating.

Yet I was still hesitant to write this column, until a reader sent me an article from The New York Times, in which the author, John Tierney, published a story about racial preferences in the dating world.

Moreover, the article cited a study titled Racial Preferences in Dating that documented the preferences of more than 400 participants in speed dating sessions at Columbia University. A quick reading of both the Times article and the Columbia study seemed to support my own anecdotal findings.

(Unfortunately while reading the Columbia study I was overcome by the academic verbiage that authors of such studies feel compelled to use. Do they teach “Boring Writing 101” at Ivy League institutions of higher learning? I found it impossible to read more than a few pages without getting a headache. Here is a sample sentence: “Rates of inter-racial marriages thus capture both preferences and socio-geographic segregation.” Huh?)

Anyway, here is what I found in 23 years of interviewing singles, and I will attempt to communicate in my best “non-academic” language. When we interviewed prospective members, we always asked what their preferences were in terms of meeting people of different races.

Overall, women of most races preferred to meet men of their own race. Most Caucasian women wanted only to meet Caucasian men, the exceptions being women who were more educated and well-traveled, who considered themselves somewhat “worldly.”

Of all the races, African-American women were the most insistent about wanting to meet only African-American men. But most of those women excluded black men who had recently moved to New England from Africa or the Caribbean.

The one major exception to the finding that women wanted to meet men of their own race was Asian women, a vast majority of whom stated that they strongly preferred meeting non-Asian men.

The primary explanation offered by most Asian women was that they wanted to be matched with tall men, and they insisted that practically all of the Asian men they knew were short. But when I would ask if they would be willing to meet an Asian man if he were tall, most would simply shake their head and say they would rather not.

And what about Indian women? To be honest the sample of Indian women who joined my dating service more than 23 years was too small to determine any general statements about them.

As for men, overall they were far more open to meeting women of other races. In fact, and I find this especially interesting, the race of women most in demand were, you guessed it, Asian women. Therefore, almost all of the Asian women in my dating service had a very high Dating Quotient.

When I asked men to explain their preferences for Asian women, many shrugged and admitted they were just extremely attracted to them. But I also believe that many of these men, consciously or subconsciously, wanted to meet women who fit the stereotype of the submissive “Geisha girl,” whose primary purpose is to entertain and please men.

Interestingly enough, though, most of the Asian women we interviewed could not have had personalities more opposite than that passive stereotype. Many had Ph.Ds., M.D.s, or law degrees, and were extremely assertive. (Especially when I tried in vain to persuade them to consider meeting Asian men!)

Unfortunately for African-American women, most of the African-American men who joined stated a strong preference for meeting either white or Asian women. Many expressed the identical view, “I don’t have to join a dating service to meet women of my own race.”

The two groups of men who were the most difficult to match (and therefore had the lowest DQ) were Asian men and Indian men. Like African men, this was especially true of Asian and Indian men who had grown up overseas and relocated to New England, usually to pursue careers either in computer science or medicine. In a few cases I could persuade women to meet men of different races, IF the men were totally “Americanized.”

Of course Asian men were difficult to match because, as I previously stated, the one group of women who did not want to meet men of their own race was Asian women.

As for Indian men, they were the hardest people to match of any group of men or women of any race. And, with so many Indian men moving into the Boston area for jobs in high tech, rarely a week passed without several inquiries from men from India or Pakistan.

One reason they were difficult to match is that only a handful of Indian women joined over the decades, compared to hundreds of Indian or Pakistani men. But another is that many women, even the self-described “worldly” ones, expressed the stereotypical belief that Indian men had antiquated views of women.

To some extent, these women were correct. For example, of all the men I spoke with who wanted to meet women much younger than themselves, the largest group was, in fact, Indian men. Many told me that it was quite common back “home” for men to date and marry women at least a decade younger than themselves. And they wondered why they could not do the same here … which further lowered their DQ.

So that is the story from my own anecdotal experiences. Again, I am sure there are exceptions to every statement I made in this column. On the other hand, if you want “scientific” proof of what I am stating, just Google and download a copy of Columbia University’s Racial Preferences in Dating study.

But I suggest that if you do, make sure you have a bottle of aspirin nearby.


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KEYWORDS: columbiau; dating; race; racerelations; races; racial; racism; racist; racists; single; sociology
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1 posted on 05/11/2007 9:18:16 PM PDT by teldon30
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To: teldon30
For later
2 posted on 05/11/2007 9:27:15 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative ("The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism."-Karl Marx)
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To: teldon30

My wife is an American of Chinese ethnicity. I am a white American. I encouraged our daughters to date white, asian or “hapa” (white/asian mix) boys. Both were adamant in not wanting to date an asian boy, but neither would tell me why.


3 posted on 05/11/2007 9:27:41 PM PDT by TexasKamaAina
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To: teldon30

Stereotypes do not occur by ‘magic.’


4 posted on 05/11/2007 9:30:53 PM PDT by ConservaTexan (February 6, 1911)
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To: cmsgop
Both were adamant in not wanting to date an asian boy, but neither would tell me why.

I'm gonna let you field this one.

5 posted on 05/11/2007 9:31:21 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: TexasKamaAina

I would tell you why but this is a family website so let’s not go there.


6 posted on 05/11/2007 9:31:32 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican (Everyone that doesn't like what America and President Bush has done for Iraq can all go to HELL)
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To: hole_n_one

Haha that is a delicate subject. Speaking total truth will get this comment removed.


7 posted on 05/11/2007 9:33:19 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican (Everyone that doesn't like what America and President Bush has done for Iraq can all go to HELL)
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To: TexasKamaAina

May I suggest one of the more prevalent stereotypes??? (flame retardant suit on)

Size matters ;-)


8 posted on 05/11/2007 9:34:30 PM PDT by Blueflag (Res ipsa loquitor)
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To: TexasKamaAina

Smallcox. If you must know...


9 posted on 05/11/2007 9:35:12 PM PDT by null and void (The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.)
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To: teldon30

“Race” is a misnomer.

“Ethnic Heritage” is more accurate.

Unless one accepts the “evolution” arguments.

If one goes by the Biblical account, we are all one race, going back to Noah, then further back to Adam.

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(I’ve only dated girls from the HUMAN race, albeit a variety of ethnic heritages.)


10 posted on 05/11/2007 9:37:19 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: The Spirit Of Allegiance

Good. Not dating outside one’s own species is good...


11 posted on 05/11/2007 9:39:22 PM PDT by null and void (The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.)
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To: TexasKamaAina
Kama Aina: a Hawaiian word meaning literally “Land Child”. In Hawaii, used to describe a local born person. Aloha from Maui
12 posted on 05/11/2007 9:40:46 PM PDT by fish hawk (The religion of Darwinism = Monkey Intellect)
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To: teldon30

Funny. And some of it true.


13 posted on 05/11/2007 9:41:06 PM PDT by Rick_Michael (Fred Thompson)
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To: teldon30

This mirrors my own preferences and experiences perfectly.

In my experience, North American and European women are a pain in the patoot. Asian women are caring, beautiful and attentive to their man’s wants and desires.

That last sentence is anathema to N.A. and European women; that’s why the men like women from other countries.


14 posted on 05/11/2007 9:47:02 PM PDT by Rembrandt (We would have won Viet Nam w/o Dim interference.)
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To: TexasKamaAina

Mmmmm Ahem... stalls.... uh.... ask your wife...... (hint) (everything is bigger in texas.


15 posted on 05/11/2007 9:47:21 PM PDT by Walkingfeather (u)
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To: teldon30

I want this guy’s database of Republican women.


16 posted on 05/11/2007 9:49:15 PM PDT by David_G_Burnet
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To: TexasKamaAina

My asain girlfriends told me they didn’t want asian men because 1.) they were short and 2) they didn’t have money back in their home countries and 3) they also had antiquated views of women (specifically, one said ‘Vietnamese men get drunk and beat women’). (no offense meant to Vietnamese people by me)

They also said often that they liked white and asian mixed kids, which includes my wife currently. They think the mixed kids are more beautiful than asian or caucasion only.


17 posted on 05/11/2007 9:49:55 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: fish hawk

Aloha, from a haole. I’ve spent a lot of time on the Big Island, though.

Hawai’i, despite the words, isn’t so hung up on race as the mainland.


18 posted on 05/11/2007 9:49:59 PM PDT by RattlesnakeTamer
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To: David_G_Burnet

Both of them?


19 posted on 05/11/2007 9:50:31 PM PDT by null and void (The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.)
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To: null and void

Yes indeed.

I HAVE met a couple of space cadets though...

But technically, these were probably merely a *lunar* ethnic variant...


20 posted on 05/11/2007 9:51:36 PM PDT by The Spirit Of Allegiance (Public Employees: Honor Your Oaths! Defend the Constitution from Enemies--Foreign and Domestic!)
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To: teldon30; maikeru; Dr. Marten; Eric in the Ozarks; Al Gator; snowsislander; sushiman; ...
Worth reading... as many of us have perhaps come to similar conclusions.

日本*ピング* (kono risuto ni hairitai ka detai wo shirasete kudasai : let me know if you want on or off this list)

21 posted on 05/11/2007 9:52:33 PM PDT by DTogo (I haven't left the GOP, the GOP left me.)
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To: RattlesnakeTamer
Hawai’i, despite the words, isn’t so hung up on race as the mainland.

That's not what Obama said. I think he said he lived in fear of church burnings or pig roasts or something. ;-)

22 posted on 05/11/2007 9:59:11 PM PDT by Rightwing Conspiratr1
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To: teldon30

As long as the gal I’m interested in is of the human race & isn’t stupid, I can deal with the rest. Racial preferences are irrelevant to me. Red hair and curvy figure helps though.

;-)


23 posted on 05/11/2007 10:01:33 PM PDT by kb2614 (Hell hath no fury than a bureaucrat scorned)
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To: null and void
Not dating outside one’s own species is good...

That's not far down the list of Democrat causes. Your statement may one day be labeled "hate speech".

24 posted on 05/11/2007 10:01:50 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Peace Begins in the Womb)
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To: RattlesnakeTamer
Reading this article I realized that a lot of it has no resemblance to the Islands. The races are so mixed here that most people don’t even think about it. Not that there isn’t any prejudices here, there is, but not as much as on the mainland (in my opinion).
25 posted on 05/11/2007 10:03:26 PM PDT by fish hawk (The religion of Darwinism = Monkey Intellect)
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To: teldon30
(Unfortunately while reading the Columbia study I was overcome by the academic verbiage that authors of such studies feel compelled to use. Do they teach “Boring Writing 101” at Ivy League institutions of higher learning? I found it impossible to read more than a few pages without getting a headache. Here is a sample sentence: “Rates of inter-racial marriages thus capture both preferences and socio-geographic segregation.” Huh?)

Yes. It is a required course, at least for students at Columbia College, Columbia University School of General Studies (my Alma Mater), the Fu School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the glorified trade school/indoctrination center known as the Journalism School. Barnard has a similar course. I believe the difference is that on the Columbia Campus, we must use non-specific gender language, while the feminine is the accepted standard at Barnard.
Personally, I failed the feminist new-speak from the get-go, by noting that nouns have gender, people do not.
26 posted on 05/11/2007 10:08:34 PM PDT by rmlew (It's WW4 and the Left wants to negotiate with Islamists who want to kill us , for their mutual ends)
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To: null and void
Both of them?

LOL!

Now I remember, one had wispy gray hair and smelled like my grandma, the other one could bench press... me.

Carolina here I come...

27 posted on 05/11/2007 10:09:21 PM PDT by David_G_Burnet
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To: teldon30
Photo Sharing and Video Hosting at Photobucket
28 posted on 05/11/2007 10:10:21 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: teldon30
“worldly” ones, expressed the stereotypical belief that Indian men had antiquated views of women.

Yah, Honor Killings, Hel-freakin'-lo.

As for Asian girls, they are cute, I was never into them for the idea that they were submissive, just the opposite...they can pull off an uber-fem tomboy with ease...and regardless of race, that is always cool.

Schwing!

Always made be smile when the fat white guy from church thought he'd pickup a nice compliant asian wife. Divorce on the wing..

Every white girl I met who would only date black guys made me feel bad for the black guys. Those chicks typically had some bad issues.

The only black guy I knew that would only date non-black women was trying to escape the "ATTITUDE". Had an attractive African American girl treated him as a human being she would have found herself a good man in him. Instead, a very happy German girl got him...and two of the finest looking kids I've ever seen.

29 posted on 05/11/2007 10:10:54 PM PDT by Dead Dog
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To: Jeff Chandler

*sigh* I know.


30 posted on 05/11/2007 10:12:48 PM PDT by null and void (The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should therefore be treated with great caution.)
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To: teldon30
1. Has the author looked at education backgrounds?
I don't know about 1984, but today, Black women are more likely to go to college than Black men. That makes finding a black man with the appropriate level of education difficult.

2.Does the author differentiate between courting and dating?
I know many people who will date out, but only marry in.

31 posted on 05/11/2007 10:16:17 PM PDT by rmlew (It's WW4 and the Left wants to negotiate with Islamists who want to kill us , for their mutual ends)
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To: AlmaKing

Oh...hamburgers. I’m one of those “mixed kids” (my mom was from the Philippines, and my dad was from Romania). Long story as to how they met, though...but a good story.


32 posted on 05/11/2007 10:17:31 PM PDT by rabscuttle385 (Sic Semper Tyrannis * Allen for U.S. Senate for VA in '08 * Thompson/Hunter in '08)
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To: martin_fierro

Hey!! I’m married!

;)


33 posted on 05/11/2007 10:22:05 PM PDT by teldon30 (disgruntled 2nd class)
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To: teldon30

Many middle aged and older men in this country are turning to Thailand and the Philippines for a second or third wife. Filipinas especially, as most already speak English and are Christian (Catholic, for the most part). Why don’t the Indian & Pakistani immigrants get on an airplane like these other men and find a nice girl in that part of the world? If they are in computer sciences or medicine, they will be considered a “great catch” in the P.I. and their ideas about marrying a younger woman are reflected there as well, as far as I can tell.


34 posted on 05/11/2007 10:23:52 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Nancy Pelosi: The Babbling Bolshevik Babushka from the City by the Bay.)
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To: Rembrandt

LOL! I’m an “old married mother” and enjoyed the dating/wild years but would be totally lost today if I had to enter the dating world. In my dating time, the mid to late 80s, all it took was a guy to be hot, a mutual attraction, and it was a good to go thing.

I think the best men come from Texas. I’ve never been there, don’t know much about the lifestyle, but always thought Cowboys, or particularly any male from Texas, had a lot more going for them than any male from anyplace else. Except for my husband, of course.

I’d be completely lost in the dating world today and thank heavens I’m not there. And if I ever become divorced or widowed, I think I’d give up. However, I have two teens now in the whole dating world, and it’s scary for a parent. I keep telling them, find a good guy, preferably from the heartland, a hard working, conservative, gentle but tough man. Since we don’t live in the “heartland” just find a guy who is smart and hard working.


35 posted on 05/11/2007 10:29:05 PM PDT by Twink
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To: kb2614

Red hair pretty much limits you to nordic caucasian. Unless you aren’t talking about natural redheads.


36 posted on 05/11/2007 10:30:45 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: martin_fierro

lol!


37 posted on 05/11/2007 10:33:14 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: teldon30
This commentary is interesting, but I'm not sure what it really tells us. One of the first things to consider when looking at a commentary from someone who runs a dating service is whether his clients represent an accurate cross-section of their races or whether they come from a different statistical population already.

For instance, the Asian women who want to marry Asian men may be doing just fine meeting Asian men. As a result, they don't need to hire a dating service. The ones who are going to the dating service may only be ones who are having trouble finding non-Asian men. In that case, there's no general preference of Asian women for non-Asian men.

I was a little surprised at the idea of black women who were not interested in non-black men. I've run into a few black women who were okay dating men of other "races." I wonder whether this situation is another example of a difference between women in general and those who hire a dating service.

For whatever it's worth, I can't say that I have any strong racial preferences anymore. At this point in my life, I know I'm not likely to find someone anyway. If I find someone who attracts me and is good for me, I certainly can't afford to reject her over race.

Bill

38 posted on 05/11/2007 10:39:14 PM PDT by WFTR (Liberty isn't for cowards)
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To: teldon30

My God-daughter and her sister have a hispanic mother and an asian father. Both are in thier early to mid 20’s now and are really attractive young ladies. Like the study says, they do not date asian men. Never have too.


39 posted on 05/11/2007 10:40:31 PM PDT by skimask ("Hatred is the coward's revenge for being intimidated"....George Bernard Shaw)
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To: David_G_Burnet; teldon30; rmlew
I want this guy’s database of Republican women.

At Columbia?

40 posted on 05/11/2007 10:40:37 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: teldon30

Hmm; Nothing in there about hispanics. Maybe they don’t use dating services?


41 posted on 05/11/2007 10:41:14 PM PDT by LongElegantLegs (<--- "Crazy Aunt" Conservative)
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To: teldon30

I’m in the category of white women who likes all races. I don’t understand why Asian men are rejected, I have never noticed them as being real old fashioned unless they are not educated. Some of the Indian guys are incredibly good looking, so that’s a little baffling that they don’t get dates - I imagine being in computers is the tough part for being perceived as interesting and attractive by women.

I used to live in Asia and I would see the white-guy-in-Asia thing going on, white guys who’d only be looking for Asian women, and I remember it used to piss off the white Brit and Aussie women, but I don’t think it’s a geisha thing, I think white guys just think Asian women are very beautiful, which they often are. They might be tough and martinet-like, but white guys don’t like someone too clingy and gooey and obsessed with talking abou ‘our relationship’ so I can see why there is a balance of attraction at times.


42 posted on 05/11/2007 10:42:01 PM PDT by Kitten Festival
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To: Dead Dog

Why White Men Prefer Asian Women

The View From A Sushi Bar

There is near me an Asian sushi-beer-and-dinner establishment that I’ll call the Asia Spot. The region is urban, so the clientele is a mix of some of just about everything, but the waitresses are all Asian, principally Japanese, Indonesian, Vietnamese, and Thai.

The Spot is a neighborhood bar. A large after-work crowd, many of them regulars, gather at happy hour. The social dynamics are curious. It would be an exaggeration to say, as someone did, that the black guys come to pick up white women, and the white men come to get away from them – but it would be an exaggeration of an underlying truth. The waitresses are a large part of the Spot’s appeal.

A common subject of conversation among male customers is how very attractive these women are when compared to American women. It is not a thought safe to utter in mixed company. It is a very common thought. American women know it.

Why are the Asians attractive? What, to huge numbers of men, makes almost any Asian more appealing than almost any American? The question is much discussed by men at the Spot. (I should say here that when I say “women,” I mean the majority of women, the mainstream, the center of gravity. Yes, there are exceptions and degrees.)

American women of my acquaintance offer several explanations, all of them wrong. For example, they say that Asian women are sexually easy. No. American women are sexually easy. The waitresses at the Spot are not available. They date, but they cannot be picked up.

Another explanation popular among American women is that men want submissive women, which Asians are believed to be. Again, no. For one thing, submissive people are bland and boring. In any event the waitresses aren’t submissive. Many compete successfully in tough professions. Among Asian waitresses I know I count an electrical engineer who does wide-area networks, and a woman with a masters in biochemistry who, upon finding that research required a Ph.D and didn’t pay, went back to school and became a dentist. Both of these wait tables to help out in the family restaurant.

At the Spot I know a woman waitressing her way through a degree in computer security, a bright Japansese college graduate making a career in the restaurant business, and the manager of the Spot – not a light-weight job. Submissiveness has nothing to do with their attractiveness.

Why, then, are they so very appealing?

To begin with, look at the American women in the Spot. Perhaps a third of them are stylishly dressed. The rest of the gringas run from undistinguished to dumpster-casual: baggy jeans, oversize shirts — often male shirts — with the tails out. They seem to affect a sort of homeless chic, actually to want to look bad, and do it with more than a touch of androgyny. A high proportion are at least somewhat overweight. (So are the men, but that’s another subject.) The Asians, without exception, are sleek, well-groomed, and dressed with an understated sexiness that never pushes trashy.

Further, the Asians are what were once called “ladies,” a thought repellant to feminists but very so refreshing to men. Listen to the American women at neighboring tables, and you will frequently hear phrases like, “He’s a fucking piece of shit.” In what appears to be a determined attempt to be men, they have adopted the mode of discourse of a male locker room and made it their normal language. The Asians, classier, better students of men, do not have foul mouths. They presumably know about body parts and bathroom functions, but do not believe that a woman raises her stature by referring to them constantly in mixed company.

Men at the Spot, I have noticed, instantly understand that cloacal commentqry is not wanted, and don’t engage in it: In the presence of the civilized, men adopt the standards of civilization. Men also tend to think of women as women think of themselves. The Asians, without displaying vanity, clearly think well of themselves. And ought to.

All in all, they give the impression that they do not want to be one of the guys. They want to be one of the girls. Here we come to the core of their appeal. Let me elaborate.

The default position of American women is what men refer to as “the chip,” a veiled truculence, mixed with a not-very-veiled hostility toward men and a shaky sense of sexual identity. The result is a touchiness reminiscent of hungover ferrets. There is a bandsaw edge to them, a watching for any slight so that they can show that they aren’t going to take it. They are poised to lash out in aggressive defense of their manhood.

As best as I can tell, they don’t like being women. Here is the entire problem in five words.

The Asians at the Spot show every indication that they do like being women. They do not seem to have anything to prove. Being happy with what they are allows them to be comfortable with what they are not – men. They are not competing to be what they can’t be with people who can’t be anything else. They don’t have to establish their masculinity because they don’t want it. They do not assume, as American women tend to, that femaleness is a diseased condition to be treated by male clothes, gutter language, and bad temper.

I’ve spent many dozens of hours chatting with the gals at the Spot, and never seen a sign of the chip. For a man, the experience is wonderful beyond description – smart, pretty, classy women, who are women, and are not the enemy. As long as American women carry the chip, the Asian gals will eat them alive in the dating market.

Note that the espousal of hostile obnoxiousness as a guiding philosophy appears to be an almost uniquely American horror. It certainly isn’t requisite to independence oe self-respect. I recently met a quite attractive blonde who, among other things, was smart, a long-haul motorcyclist, a student of the martial arts out of sheer athletic enjoyment of it, and an excellent marksman. She was also heterosexual, feminine, delightful company, and had no trace of “the chip.” I was astonished. How was this possible, I wondered?

She was Canadian.

http://www.fredoneverything.net


43 posted on 05/11/2007 10:44:10 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Nancy Pelosi: The Babbling Bolshevik Babushka from the City by the Bay.)
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To: rmlew
Personally, I failed the feminist new-speak from the get-go, by noting that nouns have gender, people do not.

Wasn't it Ruth Bader Ginsburg who first got rid of that distinction?

44 posted on 05/11/2007 10:50:13 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: teldon30

Asian women are considered attractive not only due to their cuteness also their slim figures, it is hard to consistenly find such slim, well maintained body shapes among other groups.

Asian women prefer Caucasian men strongly because of the Eurasian babies factor, such mixed race children are considered beautiful, exotic and desired back in their home nations and given preferences.


45 posted on 05/11/2007 11:06:59 PM PDT by GregH
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To: Dead Dog

In college I had some black man ask me if I had ever dated a black man and why not, since I was apparently limiting my options. I told him there just was not chemistry. That’s all it was about. It was hilarious when he said he had to go because his girlfriend would be upset that he was talking to a white girl.


46 posted on 05/11/2007 11:07:07 PM PDT by HungarianGypsy
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To: teldon30

My wife is Japanese. Very close to my age, and I love her because I just do.

I do take a little heat from white women, but mostly they just assume I was after the subservient wife etc. blah, blah, blah. giesha. blah, blah, blah.

Well, I wish them luck. For me, I like a woman to be just that. Many white women are very womanly, and so are women of many of other races. I just didn’t end up with one of them. I just wish the ones with the chip could let go of the stereotypes. My wife deserves better.


47 posted on 05/11/2007 11:10:51 PM PDT by Greenpees (Coulda Shoulda Woulda)
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To: Paleo Conservative

It’s a short list.


48 posted on 05/11/2007 11:12:17 PM PDT by rmlew (It's WW4 and the Left wants to negotiate with Islamists who want to kill us , for their mutual ends)
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To: Paleo Conservative
I wrote: "Personally, I failed the feminist new-speak from the get-go, by noting that nouns have gender, people do not."

PC responded: Wasn't it Ruth Bader Ginsburg who first got rid of that distinction?

The less I think of her, the better.

Also, the whole Jewish man shiksa thing is fun.
I always figured taht it is an anti-Oedipal thing, since most are so clingy with their mothers.

Personally, I like Separdic girls.

49 posted on 05/11/2007 11:19:53 PM PDT by rmlew (It's WW4 and the Left wants to negotiate with Islamists who want to kill us , for their mutual ends)
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To: martin_fierro

LOL

You get a ten for that picture.


50 posted on 05/11/2007 11:20:08 PM PDT by Finalapproach29er (Dems will impeach Bush in 2008; mark my words.)
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