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Old 02.08.2013, 13:42
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Might be but the question is whether this number is that much smaller than the number of men who convince themselves to "prefer" skinny women.
I think its safe to say that most people prefer normal weighted people. When i see a really fat person I see an unhealthy person and to "prefer" that is actually kind of weird. It would be like "preferring" smokers or heavy drinkers.
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Hairy girlfriends! Lovely.
I think she meant that Caucasian women are hairier than Asian males..

Did you know that, OP? Still...like, erhm, interested?
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Old 02.08.2013, 15:28
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I think she meant that Caucasian women are hairier than Asian males..
Please don't encourage Wolli to answer that again.

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Old 02.08.2013, 15:50
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Please don't encourage Wolli to answer that again.
Here is a shaved chimp for you then:
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Old 02.08.2013, 16:17
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haha look at him. looks like a real bastard.

no neck, elbow on the bar, stupid grin on his face

"heyyy baby, wanna make sexy time?"
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haha look at him. looks like a real bastard.

no neck, elbow on the bar, stupid grin on his face

"heyyy baby, wanna make sexy time?"
Indeed! Dude looks like hes no stranger to the gym either.
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Old 04.08.2013, 03:41
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This doesn't seem to apply in the OP's case but thought it would be good to just throw it out there for others who can perhaps relate! - "]Why I Donít Have a Girlfriend [Pie Chart]

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Attend some EF events, I have not been but have heard there's a lot of desperate, single, European women.
So this is what people think if you show up at an EF event...good to know that.
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i dont believe the cultural diffence thing, it s all physical at the end. i am Asian and most of my caucasian girlfriends do not find Asian guys physically attractive because most of them are shorter, thinner and less hairy than my caucasian girlfriends, which make them unattrative at first sight.
you do tell the truth. I fail in the first sense. what can I do?
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you do tell the truth. I fail in the first sense. what can I do?
Heels..

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You forgot one thing:

Attend some EF events, I have not been but have heard there's a lot of desperate, single, European women.
I don't see any EF event in Geneva. maybe I am wrong?
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Most people here are quite generous and understanding.. My comment might be a bit harsh for you..

IMHO, it doesn't seem like your issue is about cultural difference or European/Swiss women not finding you attractive. It appears that you haven't dated any Caucasian including Americans or Canadians...and that makes me wonder why.. If you are a student (especially), there should be many girls from all over the world, especially Switzerland seem to have many foreigners from everywhere. So.., it's not just European/Swiss woman not being attracted to you. I've seen many American women who like dating Asian men because they think Asian men are very sweet.
my swiss friend taught me how to look at the 'sign' from girls in the club and then started to approach them. However, i didn't get the trick. I have to admit that I am too stupid.
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This doesn't seem to apply in the OP's case but thought it would be good to just throw it out there for others who can perhaps relate! - "]Why I Donít Have a Girlfriend [Pie Chart]

all true to me!!
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Old 04.08.2013, 10:35
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Re: cultural difference? lack of luck? please advise where you met your lover‏

What, all of them? Surely not! Don't be so hard on yo'self!

However, if you are indeed a "level 80 Paladin" then give that up right away and work on the others!

In all seriousness @Mattalex, I echo others who've said just chill, be yourself, take your time and absorb yourself in the hobbies and other stuff that interests you. Meeting that someone you seek will happen when it happens if you get my drift...

A good and now happily long-time married friend of mine once told me that when he was younger there was time when he was literally desperate for a girlfriend and tried everything to get one, with no success. It was only when he stopped looking and chasing and just hanging loose and behaving as though he was not interested at all when around women, that suddenly they were literally lining up to date him... Well, that's what he said.

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I don't see any EF event in Geneva. maybe I am wrong?

No, you are NOT wrong ! I above told you to launch EF events in Geneva with some clear ideas

Here some again

Arrange an EF-meeting in the Bains-des-P‚quis .
Arrange a meeting in/at that charming bistro at the AeroClub just accross from the airport buildings of Cointrin.
Arrange a meeting at Thonon or Evians, possibly combined with a ship trip from either Geneva or Lausanne.
Arrange a meeting at the pub on the western end of the Place Cornavin or the large Pub on Rue de Neuch‚tel or Rue de Berne right east of the Rue des Alpes
Arrange an evening in the
http://www.restaurant.ch/GE/Geneve/R...oub/44919/map/
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So why not learn south asian culture ;-). In south asia its still diverse depending on religion (muslim, hindu, buddhist or christians).
hi, i think IN THE WORLD, there are thousands of things to learn. UNFORTUNATELY, LIFE is limited and I have to choose only one or two among them.

your statement can apply for all the below:

Why not learn hindu? Why not learn Thai? Why not learn bangladesh?
Why not learn Korean? Why not learn Malay? etc.............because they are quite different from Chinese.

I do thank you for your idea and I do appreciate their own culture.

However, please note that I don't live there and I won't because I don't like hot weather (I hate HK hot weather as well and I like snow!!!!). I don't see the point to learn south asian culture (so I can have a full picture of Asia?? How about the rest of the world??), especially in Switzerland. It's funny to tell a Chinese living in Switzerland/Europe to learn Indian. That's something like I let a Indian learn Vietnamese when he is living in Japan, or let a English guy go to Korea to learn Thai. BE LOCAL and don't make your life SO COMPLICATED.

To be honest, if I want to go further, I will choose among German, French and Spanish that's why I come to Europe. Thank you for your understanding.
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hi, i think IN THE WORLD, there are thousands of things to learn. UNFORTUNATELY, LIFE is limited and I have to choose only one or two among them.

your statement can apply for all the below:

Why not learn hindu? Why not learn Thai? Why not learn bangladesh?
Why not learn Korean? Why not learn Malay? etc.............because they are quite different from Chinese.

I do thank you for your idea and I do appreciate their own culture.

However, please note that I don't live there and I won't because I don't like hot weather (I hate HK hot weather as well and I like snow!!!!). I don't see the point to learn south asian culture (so I can have a full picture of Asia?? How about the rest of the world??), especially in Switzerland. It's funny to tell a Chinese living in Switzerland/Europe to learn Indian. That's something like I let a Indian learn Vietnamese when he is living in Japan, or let a English guy go to Korea to learn Thai. BE LOCAL and don't make your life SO COMPLICATED.

To be honest, if I want to go further, I will choose among German, French and Spanish that's why I come to Europe. Thank you for your understanding.
Well, the one teacher I admired most and who coined my understanding of history, when we met him fluently spoke and wrote German, English, Danish, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Russian and after retirement learnt Polish and Greek.

I never was up to him and so I only more or less fluently speak German, English and French and lousily Italian and Arabic and a few words of Spanish, plus some splinters of Portuguese.
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my swiss friend taught me how to look at the 'sign' from girls in the club and then started to approach them. However, i didn't get the trick. I have to admit that I am too stupid.
OP, it is about cultural difference after all.
Wow, such an unassuming person. You are likely to do great in the Western world, professionally and....sentimentally.
Get rid of your "from a different type of world" way of thinking asap, if you ask me.
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Get rid of your "from a different type of world" way of thinking asap, if you ask me.
I understand what you mean, and I realize it's with good intentions, but I think that's much easier said than done. I doubt any of us could suddenly be relocated to China and then just easily abandon any sense of cultural difference. In fact, I think we're often not even really aware of just how embedded in us our own culture is until we are thrown into a different culture.
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It's always a numbers game...lets look at the figures:

Geneva has a population of approximately 194,000 people. Of which (based on simple demography) consist of:
52% that are female
40% are unmarried/single
27.2% are between the age of 20-40
and 8% are "Asian".

This leaves approximately 878 single "Asian" females available. Now, of these 878 who are "Asian" only 45% are Eastern or Southern Asians. This reduces the total count to 395.

Adding the fact that the OP abstains from Alcohol, according to the WHO only 18.8% of the Swiss population at large DOES NOT DRINK. This then reduces the 395 to 74.

Adding a simple casual dating ratio of 50%, this further reduces the number to 37. So....37/194,000.....This may not be great to hear, and I'm sure it does nothing to encourage the OP in his search, but there is only 0.019% of the population that match the "criteria".

Not all is lost. To the OP...you have some work to do. Even though there are only 37 single, alcohol-free, Asian females between the ages of 20 and 40 who are in Geneva...you can rest assured that statistics don't lie and that there:

ARE AT LEAST 37 SINGLE, ALCOHOL-FREE, ASIAN FEMALES BETWEEN THE AGES OF 20-40 WHO LIVE IN GENEVA!!!!

Look on the bright side though...if you started drinking and opened your eye towards non-asians you would likely have more opportunity than you would be able to handle.

Good luck!

Sources:
http://www.infoswiss.info/canton-geneva.html
http://www.who.int/entity/substance_.../msbgsreur.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demogra...of_Switzerland
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geneva
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of..._by_population
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