Some people have difficulties separating an individual from their culture. Our ability to love, compromise, and respect each other is the key.
If I had a dollar for every time I’ve hear this phrase I would, well, have like .
Love is not enough to keep a relationship going, it is definitely not enough to conquer all problems, but it certainly helps. [For more, check out: Things I love about Japan: Couple Wear] Intercultural dating is a lot of things. Two years later, and I never know what to expect on dates. But I really fell in love with the culture once I started dating Ryosuke. He was the one who helped me understand the types of sexism in Japan (for more, check out this post) But living with him, his family, and his friends, I have been given the enormously unique opportunity of doing participant observation of the Japanese culture.
A romantic walk on the beach is never just a romantic walk on the beach. And, well, I started this blog to document what I found.
And sometimes you just have to accept the fact and move on.
Racism is one of those things that you can’t fully comprehend unless you are a victim of it.
I started to wonder if there were any other couples “out there” like me.
It’s also a trip to go squid fishing, a tandem biking adventure, or making bibimbap. As I mentioned before, I recently connected with several AMWF communities.
They have been a fun, interesting, and informative support group – especially the bloggers.
” On that same tangent, people think that interracial relationships don’t attract stares, criticism, or whispers.
Unfortunately, racism is still alive, all over the world. I wrote a piece about this that went viral, “dear world, saying my husband is ‘attractive for an Asian guy’ isn’t a compliment, it’s actually kind of racist.” No one seems to like the people their friend’s choose to date.