One of the most common interracial pairings is Western man and Asian woman. The attraction is very real, and for good reason. After all, opposites do attract! If you are about to give up on finding Miss Right, perhaps it is time you went looking for Miss Wong! Here are a few pointers to help you in your search for marital bliss.
Be serious. Chinese women do not like players either. Their culture is intensely marriage and family oriented.
Be stable. You don’t have to be rich (although it helps), but most Chinese women want to know if you own a house and a car.
Be willing to stretch a little. By this I mean you should be interested in Chinese culture and language. The good news is that the Internet makes it possible to become a scholar overnight. Well, not exactly, but close.
Even if you don’t speak a word of Mandarin and she speaks no English, translation software can help you communicate. Check out babelfish.com. Just remember the KISS principle, however. Keep It Short and Simple!
Now that we’ve checked you out, it’s time to check her out! A quick Google search for “China Bride” or “Asian Dating” will yield a goldmine of results. Remember that most of these sites require a fee at some point. Do your research before you pull out the plastic.
Be indirect. This is a tough one for us Americans. Naughty talk will come eventually, but don’t push it. Be very, very patient.
Be ready to travel. China is a fantastic country. Even if you’re not ready to pop the question, you should at least take a look at her side of the world. And by the way, culture shock is a very, very real thing; you should carefully consider where you both will live once the knot is tied.