Similarly, a girl who goes out for dinner with a Chinese boy and offers to pay for his meal or "go Dutch" could be viewed unfavorably.
Public displays of affection are much less common in Chinese culture, and the Chinese regard these as much more serious expressions of emotion.
For the Asian/Asian American youth population, ATASK has worked with youth from the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Asian Community Development Corporation, Massachusetts Asian & Pacific Islanders for Health, and the Josiah Quincy Upper School and is reaching out to even more schools and youth programs.
ATASK’s teen dating violence for Asian youth curricula encourages teens from Asian/Asian American communities to think about stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination and its correlation with domestic violence.
Many American teenagers expect to date several people before they settle down with one person, and they may view dating during their teenage years as primarily for fun.