I think there’s a misconception on this forum that I am somehow a virgin and inexperienced. I’ve had one long-term steady relationship here in the States. And yes, I’ve had sex before, many many times.
I just haven’t dated a Taiwanese girl, though I’ve interacted with many Taiwanese women throughout my life starting with my mother, grandmother and plenty of aunties. I do a have a few female cousins, too, who live in Taiwan.
What do you mean by don’t throw money around? I think this girl wants me to prove that I have the ability to throw money around for her benefit. She even jokingly warned me, “are you sure you have enough ‘qian qian’ (money)?” After we got past the cursory talk about financials in the beginning, the conversation has flourished to include plenty of other topics. We don’t talk about finances now. To provide for your female partner is pretty normal in the Asian world.