IвЂ™m An Asian Girl And I Won’t Be Fetishized
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ВЂњSo, we lived abroad in China, вЂќ my date stated. It absolutely was significantly of the sequitur that is non the conversation.
ВЂњOh, fine. Cool, вЂќ I responded.
He proceeded to offer me personally a look that is knowing launching into a monologue about their ever-enlightening travel experiences and exes offshore.
ВЂњJust to be clear, вЂќ we inquired, вЂњyou donвЂ™t have actually an Asian fetish, can you? ВЂќ
He tells me personally no, he doesnвЂ™t, but he chooses never to head out with blonde females him too much of his mother and sister because they remind. He doesnвЂ™t even really like white girls. He grins at me personally. We give him side-eye.
Flash ahead a couple of months and IвЂ™m on another first date with another guy that is white. That one has resided abroad in Southern Korea. I am told by him he likes my tattoos and asks exactly just exactly how my moms and dads experience them. HeвЂ™s heard that Asian moms and dads may be disapproving and strict. We simply tell him IвЂ™m my person that is own and none of their damn company exactly exactly what my moms and dads think. (more…)