Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have been together for a decade and have made three babies and lots of headlines together.What began as a buzzy socialite union has culminated in their transformation into the "de facto first couple" following Donald Trump's election victory.Illustration: Chen Xia/GT "I could never date Asian men," a friend from Switzerland who recently came to visit me in Shanghai, said after having checked out some local guys at a bar we were hanging out at."Don't get me wrong, I am just more into the muscly, masculine types," she added.In China, for instance, wealthy men "prove" their manhood with drinking, smoking, fast cars and mistresses.Post-reform masculinity is all about economic power; the richer you are the more masculine.Second, foreigners see gender roles in Asia more blurred compared to the Western world.
First, they seem to believe that Asian males are more in touch with their feminine sides, due to their lithe figures, stylish haircuts and K-pop-inspired makeup.
They arrived at an art party separately but they weren't fooling anyone; "Jared and Ivanka never left each other's side" the whole night.
They were spotted at a Maroon 5 concert, though he was on his Blackberry most of the time.
After a year of living in France, my standards have plummeted to the point where I am shocked if a man offers to buy me a drink or gives up his seat in the metro for me. I have two Latin American girlfriends currently in relationships with French men.
Both claim that they have to regularly conduct little Hygiene 101 pep talks with their significant others, in which they explain that showing is a I stopped there.