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As a writer, I find myself holed up in my apartment most of the time. Or at least, quality people with whom I might actually want to spend some time.Sometimes I’ll go to a coffee shop for a change of scenery but even then, I’ll have my earphones in lest I be distracted by the conversations around me. Everyone seems to be doing some form of online dating these days (“swipe right” and “swipe left” have become common phrases in daily conversation) and I’ve heard plenty of success stories, including from within my own circle of friends.(Tell that to my mother.) Although the US and Canada are the main countries, you can search for singles in tons of other places.I took a look at Australia, Finland, Switzerland, and the UK, and sure enough, there were plenty of Asian guys waiting to make a connection. There were Filipinos, Taiwanese, Japanese, Cambodian, Thai, Chinese.Curious, I then searched in various cities - Seattle, Vancouver, Houston, Chicago, Melbourne - to see what came up. Guys from Hong Kong, Laos, Vietnam…It was dizzying.But by using the extensive search function, I was able to apply very specific filters that helped narrow down the list.I couldn’t help but feel a small boost in confidence, even though I knew that some of these guys probably smiled at every woman who signed up. If we already know each other and you make a typo, that’s one thing. Reader, he smiled back and after a few chats online, I’ve decided to meet him for coffee.
Luckily, I grew up studying English, so language wasn’t an obstacle for me, but people still spoke to me like I had a hearing problem. The UI is simple and makes the site easy to navigate.One of the nice details about East Meet East is that you can also include info like the age you came to the US (or Canada, or wherever) and the languages you speak (Cantonese, Malay, or Tamil, for example). It’s easy to edit the info in your profile and change or upload photos.Something I noticed is that, although EME is advertised as an Asian dating website for people in North America, they give you a whole list of countries to select from when filling out your profile. Wait, make that an African-American (or Middle Eastern, Native American, or Caucasian) woman in Poland because the ethnicity selection isn’t limited to Asia, either. There’s also a profile strength meter that clues you in on how compelling your profile is.I’ve dated non-Asian men before and have had perfectly fine relationships, but I understand the appeal of wanting to date another Asian person.There’s an innate understanding of a culture that isn’t often understood by Westerners (or at least not without some explanation).