I Am Korean

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    EclipseoftheMind EclipseoftheMind
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Feb 4, 2015

    Korean-American, you could say.

    My father is Korean and my mother is also Korean-American, nothing wrong with that though I may get annoyed at your attempts to communicate with me in Chinese.
    deleted deleted
    Nov 29, 2015

    No, I'm not Chinese, Japanese,

    Thai, Malaysian or even Mongolian. I will not respond to "Ni hao", "Konichiwa" or even the incredibly-overused "Herro". My language should not be denigrated into "ching chong chao" and I wish you would stop commenting on my eyes. To all those who have belittled me in my short...
    schemily03 schemily03
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 10, 2014

    I hate when I tell people I'm Korean,

    and they bring up something Gangnam Style related or even worse, try to do the dance. Just stop, no no no.
    missyaki missyaki
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jul 11, 2014
    DezSheeran DezSheeran
    16-17, F
    1 Response Dec 15, 2013


    I am a bit ashamed of who I am. I feel unlucky and sometimes, discouraged. My father is Polish and my mother is Korean and Chinese. I got such a repugnant name from my father. I cannot speak much Korean because I was never taught and never understood the characters. I cannot...
    ByungHee ByungHee
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 3, 2013


    TO ME! Sadly it's not only the white people who thinks every single Asian is Chinese, but Chinese people tend to adopt Japanese and Korean as their own as well! WTF?! all my Korean and Japanese friends get mistaken for Chinese as well LOL. What about everyone that is Asian...
    PilotInCommand PilotInCommand
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2015

    I'm korean haha. 100%,

    it has it's ups and downs for sure. I guess I'm proud to be Korean, however I'd like to have mixed babies. :P
    youchewy youchewy
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

    although i've lived overseas

    for most of my life i love Korea and i'm proud of my nationality. I have some friends who try to hide their nationality but in my opinion thats ridiculous. They say they're american but they obviously look and sound asian lol I love everything about korea- korean food, culture...
    jay0218 jay0218
    18-21, F
    Dec 11, 2014
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