If you happen to be in the less than 4%, you are almost certain to get a question or comment about your interracial relationship.
The LA Herald published “Married to Chinamen – White Women Who Accept Mongolian Husbands” in 1892. But hatred, not acceptance, prevails in the piece.
Sarah Burke and Wong Suey Wong were arrested in California in 1883 for pretextual reasons. Americans really didn’t like the fact that they were in love.
“Chun was someone I never thought I would meet. I always believed people were destined to meet and I thought this was the right moment. But I was wrong.”
Guest Post: How an American Woman Exchanged Rings, Bows and Hearts with Her Amazing Taiwanese Husband
“Marriage to someone outside my cultural group was one of the hardest and easiest things I’ve ever done,” writes Anne of her marriage to a Taiwanese man.
“I’ve given some thought as to why I assumed I’d never find a man to date in China, an assumption that many western women living in Asia seem to make.”
“There have been times when I sought white women almost exclusively, excluded white women, and there’s now – where the closeness I seek casts…race aside.”
“The nuclear secrets. I know you came here to steal from us…. You’re Chinese, I know you are,” he says quietly, triumphantly, like he’s got me checkmated.
“Is he your foreign exchange student?” When you’re a white woman who looks older than her Asian husband
A cashier in America once mistook my Chinese husband for a foreign exchange student I was hosting — suggesting I looked too old to be his wife.
An author writes, “If you’re an Asian guy looking for a girlfriend…AM anything creeps women out regardless of whether they like Asian men or not.”