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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’ve been left puzzled by the insensitivity, and the lack of awareness that such comments may cause offence.The term is most commonly ascribed to white men who seem to only ever date Asian women. According to data collected from online dating sites, all men except Asians prefer to romantically pursue Asian women.In fact, there are many dating sites specifically tailored for white men looking to date Asian women.When he signed up for Ok Cupid in 2013, he was in Singapore but began using it more frequently when he moved to Portland, Ore., the following year.It was around then that he saw Ok Cupid’s data on race and attraction.But when Montecillo reached the section that asked for his ethnicity, he hesitated.Montecillo, whose parents are Filipino, was born in New York and spent 13 years living in Hong Kong.
He’s white, lives in a predominantly white neighborhood, and went to a predominantly white high school.
Others claim that it’s a harmless preference on the basis of physical appearance, no different than a preference for blondes or girls with tattoos.
Unfortunately, neither of these answers is correct.
I first heard about “yellow fever” during elementary school after a few guys mentioned it.
Back then, the term was shorthand for someone white who had a crush on someone Asian, and at our school, it applied to the girls as much as it did the boys.