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I Am Asian

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    Asians represent! We have that SWAG (something we asians got) that no one else has. Not only are we stereotypically intelligent but what better jokes and stories about our culture and family no one else can understand. Here is to us
    Allwaysthink825 Allwaysthink825 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 5, 2013

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    I can't fix computers,

    cellular phones but I am Asian too.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    I Don'T Feel Like I'M Asian

    I'm a 17 year old boy and I am of Korean descent. But truthfully, I've never felt asian my whole life so far and thats why I'm writing this. I have a lot to say about myself: outcast, leper, loser, etc. But my whole life, the one label I really hate is ASIAN. I can't say its not...
    dyoo17 dyoo17 18-21, M 16 Responses Feb 17, 2013

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    The divide between different types of Asians.

    ..I am Asian-Australian, born in Australia and for a number of reasons and experiences, growing up I was very dismissive and embarassed of my culture (which I now regret) to the extent that while I am able to understand people and generally get by if I had to, I'm too embarrassed...
    bornfree17 bornfree17 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    I was born in Jakarta Indonesia

    but my grandma mother was Pure Chinese and I didn't looks Indonesian at all and I considered myself as Chinese and I barely speak Chinese i love Mandarin and Loved to learn Chinese
    michelle1203 michelle1203 18-21, F 6 Responses Mar 27

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    Getting used to have 'Ching-Chong' on my face

    LOL. However, seriously, I'm not mad. It's not because they're racist, it's because they know you too well. :D Besides, I'm thankful to be called 'Ching-Chong' cause they notice that I'm Asian. Some people don't believe because sometimes, to American and Australian for example...
    indahnesia indahnesia 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 4, 2014

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    Yes, there is a difference between Chinese

    and Japanese Just because I'm Chinese doesn't mean I know how to speak the language No, you cannot call me Ching Chang Chong No, I am not related to Jackie Chan No, I do not eat cats and dogs Nor do I only eat rice and noodles No, I'm actually not really that smart, I have...
    stayhappyitsmadi stayhappyitsmadi 18-21, F 16 Responses Apr 30, 2014

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    I'm short. I have black hair.

    I have chubby cheeks. I'm olive-skinned. I eat rice. I eat noodles. I eat weird things. I love spice. I love manga. I make peace sign in my photos. I'm punished for not getting A. I hate guys who don't pay on the first date xD. I'm Asian. :D
    indahnesia indahnesia 18-21, F 6 Responses Oct 29, 2014

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    Asian man with a white wife.

    Are there other Asian men with white wife or girlfriend this group. I know Asian female white male couple is more common, but I am hoping that Asian men with white wife/girlfriend to share their experience here on EP!
    AMWF1 AMWF1 36-40 2 Responses Feb 25

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    * I'm Half Chinese *(n_n)* Half Japanese *

    Just like the title says^^ I'm 16 year old girl half Chinese and half Japanese. *However* I don't look Japanese [AT ALL] thats what i think and I don't know others that are half chinese and japanese. I have beautiful wide eyes, thick dark eyebrows i get from my dad, beautiful...
    princesserena princesserena 18-21, F 10 Responses Mar 13, 2012

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    Yup, straight-A (lol),

    dark skinned, anime lover. I'll just leave you guessing to what my ethnicity is.
    TheMisanthropeOtaku TheMisanthropeOtaku 18-21, M 9 Responses Jan 26

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    Well actually I am half Asian half white

    but I like to consider myself more Asian. :P
    LilyOrlovsky LilyOrlovsky 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 5, 2014

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    I'm 100% Filipino. Both of my parents were born

    in the Philippines. I've never been with Filipino guys. I've always liked white guys. I'm currently married to a white guy who is half Italian and half German. When my husband and I start having kids, the kids will be half Filipino, half Italian, and half German.
    kdegala77 kdegala77 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 18, 2014

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    i wish i was half though,

    because i want white people food LOLOL fukn rice everyday such a struggle. i love mashed potatoes like don't even bother me. pho every sunday, i'm so sick of it. i crave it at nights though.
    basedgodschild basedgodschild 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 23, 2014

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    And I'm ******* tired of rice everyday

    when I get home it's rice every ******* day and it ****** me off. My friends have pizza and pie and roast and **** like that but no everyday I must eat rice wtf?
    NoMoreHxpe NoMoreHxpe 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 8

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    The only thing i know is this post offend many

    people.i think. But i want to be honest to myself here and there. So why not? I'm asian. I'm half chinese half japanese who was borned and raised in japan. I'm proud of myself as asian,but not as japanese. I never loved this country so far and i wish i could changed this point...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 22

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    Javanese(Indonesian) chinese representing.

    But I am more FOB than anything. Born in Canada and I can barely speak Indonesian
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 5 Responses Feb 24

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    I am half-Korean, half-white.

    I don't really know what my other half is, as far as being Caucasian goes. I was adopted at a very early age and raised in New York City, where I spent most of my life. I usually refer to myself as a twinkie because while I may look Asian, I was definitely raised 'white.' I have...
    thx10050 thx10050 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    Well, Asian/American.

    My mother is American and my dad is from Vietnam. I'm a little bit of French and Indian from my moms side. I little bit of Dutch too if you want to go really deep. ;)
    maddie91101 maddie91101 13-15, F 3 Responses Jan 8

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    I am Asian! Vietnamese,

    Filipina & white.
    maiphi maiphi 22-25, F 6 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    I know some jokes about Asian.

    That sometimes, well-mostly- we are grade-oriented. Yeah I must admit that. Even my parents are. Some western people think it might stupid. Because yeah, you cannot master all subjects at one time and even get every single a perfect A for it. Well in fact, it's not only a...
    indahnesia indahnesia 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30, 2014

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    My mother always told me

    that it was possible to stretch my body to be tall and dainty-looking. Are all Asian moms like this? Btw, I'm only 5'2 and my body stature is muscular and sort of thick. :/
    kiatre kiatre 18-21, F Apr 23

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    I'm asian :). Well Chinese Japanese to be exact

    (kinda ironic since the two countries sort of have a love hate relationship with each other) so yeah. Oh and i'm not short. Im 177cm and a girl
    Horse10202 Horse10202 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    Chinese/Filipino

    I'm a Chinese who lives in Philippines , LOL , I'm not even a Chinese citizen , I was born in Philippines , which means I'm like a half Chinese half Filipino but mostly I'm proud to call myself as a Filipino.Some Chinese thinks I'm too fat but only cute and they kept on...
    Sharlita Sharlita 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 4, 2013

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    sheshka sheshka 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 28, 2014

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    I Am South East Asian.

    Ok, So I thought I'd join the crowd! I am not exactly new here but I thought I'd write a little bio, like some peeps have. As you can see, I am South East Asian, Chinese! Wooooo! However, my roots go to Hong Kong Hakka :). Though I have an Irish nationality, but on the other...
    EstuaryRivers EstuaryRivers 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    everytime there is something weird from Japan

    on tv (which is often), my husband turns to me and goes "really?!"
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 20

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    I was born and raised in the Philippines :) I

    am pure Asian with a brownish skin and black hairs.. I wish i had a white skin before but not now... I am happy with skin and many people desired to have a skin like me..
    Spicyandsweet Spicyandsweet 26-30, F 20 Responses Mar 28

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    I am South Korean, born in the USA.

    call me KIM JONG ILLEST
    blushkat blushkat 22-25, F 7 Responses May 31, 2014

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    Hey all, I posted this elsewhere already

    so I'm sorry for any duplication you're getting. Anyway, I'm an Asian American male who feels fed up with the way the social sexual culture is dominated by negative imagery, negative stereotypes, and negative media. So undecided to start writing my own blog which hopefully can...
    FrictionFractal FrictionFractal 31-35, M Apr 13

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    Everyone thinks I can fix their laptop

    or smartphone, I probably can..but that is not the point I'm making
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 9 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    SalilaKhan SalilaKhan 18-21, F 7 Responses Dec 21, 2014

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    drunkpotato drunkpotato 18-21, F 4 Responses Jan 31

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    A lot of people say I look white

    because of my profile pic. I'm Asian -___-
    PartyPat2336 PartyPat2336 16-17, F 8 Responses Dec 10, 2014

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    I'm Vietnamese and my parents are the strictest

    parents ever, and most stereotype. They make me and my siblings go to a nail shop all day, we can't go outside, we can't go to our friends house. We can't even stay home, I hate my life. I'm not asking for adult freedom. But I am 14 get good grades, help my parents out at the...
    trvstnobody trvstnobody 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 5, 2014

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    I am 100% Asian with black hair

    and brown eyes. But just recently, I have highlight my hair. I will not apology for being Asian and what I am to other people. If you don't like that, then I'm sorry we can't be friends.
    IloveAutumn115 IloveAutumn115 22-25, F 12 Responses Apr 8

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    TikaTikaTika TikaTikaTika 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    Strict Parents Against Interracial Marriage

    DEC 2009 - I have been with my caucasian boyfriend for the past 5 years and we broke up a few years ago thanks to the pressure my parents put on me, saying that he had no future, no money, he's going to cheat on me, etc. But despite everything, we got back together again. I'm...
    WTBeals WTBeals 26-30, F 74 Responses Dec 14, 2009

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    christinaL6 christinaL6 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 19, 2014

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    For a long time, I was ashamed of my culture.

    I hated being Asian. I felt as if I was cursed with stereotypes that would follow me around from the day I was born til' my departure from this earth. I am constantly compared to other Asians and I was just longing so much to look like a Caucasian. My parents grew up in America...
    lphan lphan 22-25, F 7 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    Chinese to be exact,

    although ive been told I look more thai which is kinda weird haha but yea, part of why I'm on the short side :P
    Angelyn2097 Angelyn2097 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    meandmythought meandmythought 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 18

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    IamAndy7 IamAndy7 18-21, M Mar 18

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    Yaird Yaird 16-17, M 4 Responses Jan 25

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    I Won't Change That For Anything Else

    I am full blood Asian, a Filipino. And I am proud to be. I won't even asked to be born as Eropean or American. Though my mum is half Spanish. I am proud to be Asian-filipina.We have distinct qualities that standout among other race, or even from other nearby nations.The charm and...
    ladyryan ladyryan 41-45, F 9 Responses Jul 19, 2012

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    I Am Filipino

    But i was always asked, indonesian? Nepali? By other filipinos (maybe because of my height, while most filipino here were small). So i had to say, "kabayan, kamusta?" And speak tagalog to prove i am a filipino :) and one time i wear clothes in respect to ramadan, someone was...
    noxicillin noxicillin 26-30, F 9 Responses Nov 19, 2013