She was still in Chicago at the time, but moved back to California shortly after.
I can still remember the feeling of butterflies in my stomach when I picked her up for that perfect first date.
Theories explain that this dates back to the nature of Confucian teaching – where displaying one’s emotions publicly is not encouraged.
It’s rare to hear traditional Asian parents say “I love you” to their children.Given her interests in arts, I decided to take her to artsy/trendy places, which she really liked.The date went great - girls appreciate when you put in the extra effort.And because of this, sometimes, there is some truth to the cultural differences of people raised with diverse upbringings. When the dinner cheque arrives at the table, the Asian guy will swoop in like a properly trained ninja and attack the dinner cheque before you can even do that “reach” for your wallet. When it comes to alcohol consumption, according to research, the ‘Asian Flush’ occurs due to a deficiency in an enzyme called aldehyde dehydrogenase, which is part of a vital process that digests alcohol.So I’m here today to dispel (or confirm) some of those myths, but only according to my own experience. This swift technique is an ancient move passed on by his ancestors – a learned behavior through many many years watching his parents challenge their opponents to who gets to the cheque first. Headache, red flushing, even itchiness will occur after a few sips of alcohol. Many asians brought up in a traditional upbringing (both men and women) choose to live at home with their parents until they get married.A study conducted by China Daily interviewed a cross-section of people to see if they said “I love you” to their parents. When it comes to marriage prospects, Asian guys take into consideration the advice of his parents.