The other day, you told me how people constantly ask you, “Why would you date Chinese men?” You sounded tired of it.
I cried for hours. Every time I thought about him, my eyes watered and I had to swallow the pain I felt deep in my chest. I know I can only blame myself.
Two events I’ve heard about recently have something in common — the idea of people who feel like they own the opposite sex of their race or culture.
Interview with Yuta Aoki on “There’s Something I Want to Tell You: True Stories of Mixed Dating in Japan”
Yuta Aoki’s new book shares the stories of 15 different people spanning 8 nationalities who dated Japanese locals, and explores the cultural dynamics.