Statistically, Asian men rank lowest compared to other men when it comes to receiving matches and messages from women on dating sites.
While there are different theories for the reasoning, the clients I work with all agree with the premise of not being able to fit the hyper-masculine culture perpetuated by Western society.
Fine if you're surfing porn of a weeknight, less so if it's a live human being you expect to interact with on anything more than a temporary basis.The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.The sheer number of cack-handed replies women of Asian ancestry get on dating sites has even spawned its own dedicated tumblr, Creepy White Guys.Hilarious if you are simply an outside observer, and probably pretty depressing if you're someone getting these messages.Among men, all races preferred a race different than their own. Think again - more like open season for racial objectification.
Men across the board all preferred Asian women, apart from Asian men, who preferred Latinas. Cue a million stereotypes about how some groups of women are magically and uniformly "gentle" and "feminine". Go to Google, and start typing in "[race] women are…" and see what the autocomplete suggests as the most popular way of completing this statement.On the flip side of this equation are Asian women who rank highest in terms of desirability.Once again, age-old stereotypes of Asian women as being submissive, docile, and sexually exotic play a role.Women who have no Asian male friends or interactions are limited to societal and media portrayal of Asian men which isn't flattering.Remember, it was just January of this year when comedian Steve Harvey joked about how no one would want to date Asian men.How will the story stack up against the greatest films about business?