My good friend MM sent me a link to this interesting blog post last week Why Asian Women Date White Men and I had to check it out. The post is extremely well written, and it definitely raises some interesting points which, as an Asian woman who is married to a pasty white man, I can relate to.
I’m sure we’ve all encountered someone who has ‘yellow fever’, that is – white men who only ever date Asian women. A common perception is that these men are attracted to the submissive, subservient stereotype of Asian women, compelling them to bask in the feeling of dominance and masculinity which they may be lacking in their own lives. Well, if this is why Husband married me, I’d have to say that he completely lucked out. I’m pretty sure no one has ever used the words submissive or subservient to describe my personality – in fact, I’m pretty sure that I wear the pants in the relationship for most of the non-finance related decisions. The fact that I cook and clean for Husband is not a subservient thing; it’s a Trophy Wife thing, so don’t get that confused.
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