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Postby Vaucluse » Tue, 05 Jan 2010 10:36 am

Hugo_R wrote:Well, people who would move to another country are likely to at least be somewhat more independent compared to their home-country's average. So the Europeans, like the americans and the australians, in Singapore may be more likely to know how to cook than the average of other Europeans.


I don't think expats in their 30s, 40s and 50s are the right comparison unless you are saying that bing sent overseas for work makes one learn to cook and do housework
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Postby SGBoyxxx » Tue, 05 Jan 2010 11:23 am

sweetie2980 wrote:
SGBoyxxx wrote:
sweetie2980 wrote:
SGBoyxxx wrote::wink: personally I feel europeans girls , be if from america , UK , aust

russia ...ect are more independent than asian girls.

gee I am asian guy here.

I cannot stand it asian girls cannot be independent.

can;t cook , can;t do simple DIY housework stuffs. ect

and physcially unfit .


whereas I am noticed european girls more independent.
take care of kids well .
cook well too.
physcially fit.

well maybe I am stay in singapore seldom travel and stay in another countries much maybe is unfair I comment like this.
lol....


You sure westerners women are independent when it comes to housework? well i mean sure there are alot of westerners out there who are all rounder.But for there are alot westerners women who are dependent..like my fiance ex..she doesnt like to do housework..cooking let alone cleaning..

On the other hands not all asians are dependent too...all my friends know how to do housework..maybe it might be the case you pick the wrong girl :lol:



lol seriously I don;t date a girl before and many girls thought I have gf or even marry .
seriously sometimes I am also not sure about myself.
sometime I feel happy carefree to be single

don;t afraid to be die alone .

but sometime I wish to find one girl
happily form a family of my own.

well for your case maybe isolated?

compare to asian girls who are quite alot out there don;t even know how to cook and depend alot .


Hmmm....so i take it in your case only applies to singaporean girls.I used to work in singapore and got to know some of the locals girls there..but mostly of my colleagues are aunties who do know how to do housework.

So that is why Singaporean men decided to stay single...if a girl cant even boil water this is considered serious.Probably thats answer the question as all these girls are too busy swarming the malls all over the island be it day or night.


lol true.....

present young generation just hope find a rich husband

no need to do housework get a maid .

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Postby SGBoyxxx » Tue, 05 Jan 2010 11:29 am

taxico wrote:in certain western countries, it's the norm for kids to leave home after graduating high school.

that's a big motivating factor towards learning how to cook and clean - to be independent.

asian kids tend to stay with their parents for much longer and get mollycoddled, as do those in some (?) european countries (italy?).

as always, as mentioned above, there are exceptions; my wife can't cook to save her life although she's lived independently for some time.

she can clean very well though!


well true yup I am a good example

I stay with my parents.
and ya my parents do the housework where I at work .

ya I DO FEEL SHAME OF MYSELF can;t cook a proper meals
never boil water or cook rich before..

what you mention is true ..
"asian kids tend to stay with their parents for much longer and get mollycoddled"

I am agreed.


what I admire is yup as you mention...
"certain western countries, it's the norm for kids to leave home after graduating high school.

that's a big motivating factor towards learning how to cook and clean - to be independent.
"

this is what I respect and admire those westerns .
and thus dare to explore .

whereas asian more conservation .

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Postby ProvenPracticalFlexible » Tue, 05 Jan 2010 11:30 am

SGBoyxxx wrote:
lol true.....

present young generation just hope find a rich husband

no need to do housework get a maid .


So how about the Singapore boys, like you? Any better in the kitchen section?

It might come to you as a surprise but many of those independent European girls if you hook up with one, might expect you to do the cooking as well.

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Postby irvine » Tue, 05 Jan 2010 11:31 am

SGBoy, the good news is, the skills of cooking and doing housework efficiently can be learnt... if a woman is willing to. As for being physically fit, it has to do with their understanding of the definition of fit and how to achieve fitness.

Else, there's always the possibility of getting a maid. Only a few hundred dollars a month in exchange for smoother hands, time for gym, and more time to make more money.

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Postby intellectualsmuse » Thu, 07 Jan 2010 12:20 am

x9200 wrote:
intellectualsmuse wrote:SGBoy, u should marry one ( non Asian I mean)!
Yeah, this is a good point. It may easily happen SGBoyxxx that you would have trouble handling all the aspects of this independence :-)
Having said that am not a huge fan of stereotypes. How "independent" you are depends on your upbringing, circumstances and personality.
And that's what we have here where practically every middle or even lower class household has a maid on board with parents/children obsessively focused at their work or education.
As an Asian independent woman who knows how to cook, I can vouch for this :P


Well, the household I grew up in had a maid too for the cleaning,but I left home to study in a college in another city for my graduate degree and then moved to yet another city for my postgrad, so picked up these "skills." As for cooking, I really do it cause I enjoy it, not because its a symbol of independence or anything. if I dint enjoy it, am not sure I'd do it! :-)
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Postby intellectualsmuse » Thu, 07 Jan 2010 12:21 am

ProvenPracticalFlexible wrote:
SGBoyxxx wrote:
lol true.....

present young generation just hope find a rich husband

no need to do housework get a maid .


So how about the Singapore boys, like you? Any better in the kitchen section?

It might come to you as a surprise but many of those independent European girls if you hook up with one, might expect you to do the cooking as well.


LOL-good one!
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Postby vbelle » Fri, 08 Jan 2010 4:43 pm

SGBoyxxx wrote:
I cannot stand it asian girls cannot be independent.

can;t cook , can;t do simple DIY housework stuffs. ect

and physcially unfit .




SGBoy...we have something in common...I look for guy who can cook, do housework, and physically fit...
havent seen lots of Asian guys with these traits :)
Seems like asian guys are the same like the girls..

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 08 Jan 2010 5:09 pm

guy? check.
asian? check.
not married? check.
can cook? check.
can do laundry? check.
can iron clothes? check.
cleans house? check.
can do DIY repairs? check.
financially stable? check.
physically fit? uuuuh...
:roll:

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Postby vbelle » Fri, 08 Jan 2010 5:17 pm

nakatago wrote:guy? check.
asian? check.
not married? check.
can cook? check.
can do laundry? check.
can iron clothes? check.
cleans house? check.
can do DIY repairs? check.
financially stable? check.
physically fit? uuuuh...
:roll:


lol...sounds almost qualified...

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Postby nakatago » Fri, 08 Jan 2010 5:21 pm

hehehe...

almost winning is still losing. like getting five out of six numbers in a lottery. or like coming in mere seconds after the train/lift/elevator doors close...

...unless of course someone's willing to compromise

:P

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 08 Jan 2010 5:38 pm

vbelle wrote:
nakatago wrote:guy? check.
asian? check.
not married? check.
can cook? check.
can do laundry? check.
can iron clothes? check.
cleans house? check.
can do DIY repairs? check.
financially stable? check.
physically fit? uuuuh...
:roll:


lol...sounds almost qualified...


Now replace "can" with "want to" and resend the request. :P

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Postby nakatago » Sat, 09 Jan 2010 10:19 am

x9200 wrote:
vbelle wrote:
nakatago wrote:guy? check.
asian? check.
not married? check.
can cook? check.
can do laundry? check.
can iron clothes? check.
cleans house? check.
can do DIY repairs? check.
financially stable? check.
physically fit? uuuuh...
:roll:


lol...sounds almost qualified...


Now replace "can" with "want to" and resend the request. :P


Fixer-uppers? I don't know about Asian women though :roll:

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Postby x9200 » Sat, 09 Jan 2010 11:03 am

Nope. Should have said actually: replace "can" with "will do" and resend the request. The ability of doing something does not necessarily imply that you will do it. Could be a tougher fix than to teach somebody from scratch.

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Postby vbelle » Sat, 09 Jan 2010 12:04 pm

x9200 wrote:Nope. Should have said actually: replace "can" with "will do" and resend the request. The ability of doing something does not necessarily imply that you will do it. Could be a tougher fix than to teach somebody from scratch.


you are right x9200.. :)

i dont really cook, i dont iron clothes..and not into cleaning..

fit the stereotype..


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