Montecillo, whose parents are Filipino, was born in New York and spent 13 years living in Hong Kong.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.
As the model minority, Asian men are generally associated with positive traits like faithfulness, family-orientation, and financially stability.
And now with the proliferation of online dating apps and websites, it can be even more daunting.
is difficult enough because of cultural and stereotypical challenges.
The Invisible Man Every time I’ve gone to a bar or a club with a white friend (who is NOT a male model), I get the very distinct feeling that I am invisible to all the women.
If you’re an above-average looking white male (5″10 of course), chances are you will get a smile here and some eye contact there. Call it a “Preference”Things are equally frustrating for the Asian men when it comes to online dating.
Yet, judging by the lack of Asian Male interracial couples, we are still not viewed as a viable choice.