I’m proud to be Asian, and I’m working on learning Cantonese and Vietnamese (at least the basics).
Dating Adam doesn’t “upgrade” me in any way – we’re both equals.
And you can very easily tell if a guy has the former.
It’s really cool to hear from someone who has more experience with men.I felt like I was sort of “upgrading” in a way by moving away from my heritage. Adam and I have been dating for over a year, and I’ve learned that we are very much alike.I felt proud that I was more white-washed than all my other Asian friends. Although we grew up with some very different traditions (my Chinese/Vietnamese heritage and his Canadian/Jewish heritage), we pretty much went through the same circumstances as Canadian children.As a young Asian woman, I am no stranger to feeling fetishized by white males.During the year and a half I was on Tinder, white males of or around my age sent me messages such as “you’re my first Asian”, “Asa Akira”, “you look like an Asian goddess”, and best of all, “don’t Asian girls love white guys?