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You see, I’ve been seeing more articles with clickbait titles such as “The Alt-Right’s Asian Fetish,” “I’m an Asian Woman Engaged to a White Man and, Honestly, I’m Struggling With That,” and “I Broke Up With Her Because She’s White.” According to the first two authors, the prevalent trend of Asian women dating and marrying white men is problematic because it harkens to a long history of white supremacism.
The third article was written by a Latino man who felt pressured by today’s “woke” society to stop dating white women.
In terms of cultural background, David and I couldn’t be more different.
I grew up as a missionary kid in Singapore; David grew up in a middle-class suburban home with a pool in the Midwest.
From the pit of my gut came complex feelings of irritation, fear, and ... I traced those feelings back to when I first arrived in the United States as a teenage immigrant.
’” Nowhere are racial stereotypes more prominent than in the online dating world.
When a Japanese American friend began dating online, she expressed skepticism about a white guy who wrote on his profile that he had lived in Japan and likes anime: “I’m just not sure that he’s just interested in me because he’s got an Asian fetish, you know? That’s why when I see articles that seem to address them, I click and read, because I want to understand why these thoughts exist.
The reality is, I can never forget the color of my skin, and that’s why people of color think and talk and wrestle more with racial topics.
I think it’s good to be self-aware and educated on such matters … Recently, a friend sent me an podcast episode in which an Asian American woman interviews another Asian American woman who mostly dates white men.