Not dating but not just friends
I’m proud to be Asian, and I’m working on learning Cantonese and Vietnamese (at least the basics).Dating Adam doesn’t “upgrade” me in any way – we’re both equals.You'll quietly revise your definition of love and try to be happy. Girl is holding hands with another boy, talking to boy. Girl: ... Please enable your ad blockers, disable high-heat drying, and remove your devicefrom Airplane Mode and set it to Boat Mode.For security reasons, please leave caps lock on while browsing.We once overheard a comment from a stranger saying “where do I get myself a hot Asian girl?” but he was obviously from a very different generation.I felt like I was sort of “upgrading” in a way by moving away from my heritage. Adam and I have been dating for over a year, and I’ve learned that we are very much alike.I felt proud that I was more white-washed than all my other Asian friends. Although we grew up with some very different traditions (my Chinese/Vietnamese heritage and his Canadian/Jewish heritage), we pretty much went through the same circumstances as Canadian children.||
I’m proud to be Asian, and I’m working on learning Cantonese and Vietnamese (at least the basics).]]
He disappears for days at a time and then texts you the sweetest message you’ve ever received.
I'll tell myself it's because I "Value our friendship." Boy: Bit by bit, I'll make you depend on me.
Boy and girl are shown sitting on a rock in a park, reading a book together. Boy: You'll think about how long it would take to build this kind of connection again.I love him for who he is, not for the colour of his skin. if you liked this post, you might like this post on awkward phases I had as a Toronto kid.And I definitely don’t see him as a white guy – I just see him as my guy.]]