I could feel your heartbreak in the messages you sent to me. I know what it’s like. I’ve had Asian boyfriends break up with me out of the blue.
“I have to laugh at how much my tastes have changed. Who would have thought that a girl who couldn’t stand spicy food before 2008 now craves Korean food?”
People say, “Why write about your relationship? You’re a white woman dating a Chinese man, what’s the big deal?” I have a new answer: Lorde and James Lowe.
Asian Man White Woman publishes my article on what white parents think of Asian boyfriends, which was one of the hardest pieces I ever wrote.