Our members include many fantastic single men and single women in Auckland who are united by one main thing – they are sick of flings and they are looking for a relationship designed to last.We help them achieve that goal by providing a supportive, safe dating site with a focus on careful, personality-based matchmaking: a process that we have seen work time and time again.I just got back into the dating scene and am already being bombarded with some absolutely horrifying messages." You can read through the posts for yourself, but in the interests of collective despair, here is a particularly golden nugget from a prospective suitor: "Your profile pretty much sums up why I exclusively date Asian women ....The modern American white woman has no idea how to treat a man, has no concept of a man's need to be the dominant one in the relationship, and constantly goes about trying to assert her 'independence' by mistreating men and making them feel useless." Lum's documentary and Creepy White Guys are American-based, but the key assumptions that make up yellow fever are alive and well the Western world over: Asian women are submissive and easier to please.Dating NZ Singles is a premium NZ dating website which is focused on providing a fun, safe, secure environment for singles looking to date in New Zealand.
Earlier this year, Chinese-American filmmaker Debbie Lum drew attention to the issue with the release of her documentary Seeking Asian Female, which follows the complicated relationship of 60-year-old Asiaphile Steven and his 30-year-old Chinese mail-order bride, Sandy.
I am not Asian, which you may have gathered from my headshot.
Therefore I have no idea how it feels to be the object of "yellow fever": the term used to describe the sexual fetishisation of Asian women. But discussion of the phenomenon has cropped up in mainstream(ish) culture of late, acting as an education for women like me, who have never had to deal with the doubly insulting blend of gender and racial profiling.
Dating NZ Singles differs from many other NZ dating websites by having a zero tolerance on adult material, offensive imagery, spamming, bullying and abuse. Dating websites should always be dedicated to helping people like you find their match. so we won't bore you to death with hundreds of questionnaires or even suggest your top matches.
Instead we have concentrated on improving our search algorithms so you'll have a better and a more enjoyable NZ dating experience.