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Posted by Anders Nord on Wednesday, October 09, 2019 78 Comments
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Some 40% of Asian female newlyweds married outside their race in .. White. Hispanic. Black. Asian. Men. Women. No gender difference for these groups.

There is a belief, largely perpetuated by certain Asian-American men, that Asian- American women who date and marry white men are.

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When Asian girl meets white boy Reactions to my non-Asian boyfriend surprised and disturbed me Post Date: April 22, A stock image of a young couple. These stereotypes absolutely exist, and they are harmful. For me, it hits close to home.

Conversations about racial stereotypes might not pop up in certain social circles in America, but they do in mine. Plus, I am a Korean American woman dating a blond, blue-eyed, German-blooded man born and raised in North Dakota to a baseball-obsessed, Baptist, Republican family.

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I grew up as a missionary kid in Singapore; David grew up in a middle-class suburban home with a pool in the Midwest. I watched Korean dramas and practiced taekwondo; he watched DuckTales and chowed pretzels at baseball stadiums and air-guitared to Blink But still, we somehow clicked.

From the pit of my gut came complex feelings of irritation, fear, and That bothered me. But where do the fear and shame come from? I traced those feelings back to when I first arrived in the United States as a teenage immigrant. The way they said it—always with a disgusted scowl—seemed to suggest anyone who dates too many Asians is creepy and abnormal, akin to perverts who watch kinky dwarf porn in a dank basement.

When it comes to dating, what's the biggest challenge you've faced?

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And how did you overcome it? Distancing yourself from your background, through dating Chris Quyen, a university student, photographer and creative director from Sydney, says his early interest in dating was influenced by a desire to fit in.

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That led him to downplay his background and present himself as something else. For Melbourne-based hip-hop artist Jay Kim, this approach to dating is understandable, but not without its problems. Chris agrees, saying the media plays an "important role in informing who we are attracted to". When it comes to Asian men, they're often depicted as "the bread shop boy or the computer genius who helps the white male protagonist get the girl," he says, if they're represented at all.

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