Category Archives: Dating

Interracial Marriage Data Can Be Deceptive For Asian Americans

As studies have been showing, interracial and inter-ethnic marriages have been generally on the rise over the past few decades — and now they account for one in seven new U.S. marriages, according to the Pew Research Center. The data for … Continue reading

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Family Disoriented Man: Accepting Yourself in a Traditional Asian Household

I grew up in a household where all the boys sported either bowl cuts or mullets. Yes, I said it, my brother had a mullet. This was the default hairstyle: you either had to be a victim of a medium … Continue reading

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8Asians Talk About: Their Best Pick-Up Lines

Our internal e-mail lists have us discussing all kinds of stuff: Asian American identity, representation in the media, the experiences of activism in an academia setting and its progression as we transition to the working, adult world. And sometimes, we … Continue reading

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What Asian American (and Asian) Kids Watch on the Internet: Wong Fu’s “Strangers, Again”

I noticed The Daughter getting worked up and emotional while watching a YouTube video, and when I went over to look at what she was watching, she said, “You have to watch this.”  I took a look at the video, … Continue reading

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8Asians’ The A-Word: Episode #3 – Sexism, Masculinity, Blondes and Keychains

“a word” [noun] – a short talk or conversation “A-Word” [noun] – a unit of the English language, starting with the letter ‘A’ 8Asians’ The A-Word — the official podcast of 8Asians.com — aims to be a fun conversation piece … Continue reading

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Golddigging Today Is Just Lazy

Who read last week’s article in the New York Times about Chinese women and their parents requiring a man to show proof of real property ownership as a condition precedent for marriage and wondered immediately, “What century are we in … Continue reading

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Top Internet Dating Tips for Asian Men

There are thousands of internet sites dedicated to “help” Asian men find dates. From the sheer number of sites, you would think we were all shut-ins, losers and helpless awkward shy weirdos who couldn’t put a coherent sentence together that … Continue reading

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Asians are Most Desired Racial Group in Country

Okay, I admit it, I’ve often wondered how my life would have turned out differently, if I didn’t grow up in an all white suburb on the East Coast of the United States. So when OkCupid, an online dating site … Continue reading

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8Asians Talk About: Our Asian American Valentines

Happy Valentine’s Day! I know almost everyone hates this national holiday but come on, it’s a day dedicated to forcing people to buy their significant others lots of inane and useless presents! Why wouldn’t you like that? I asked our … Continue reading

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The Love Boat: Exciting and… Taiwanese?

By Tina Tsai “I’ve signed you up for a Chinese language and cultural program in Taiwan for this summer,” my mom informed me in Taiwanese. I had just graduated from high school, and college was just a couple months away. … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Bruce Lee Had a Thing for White Girls!

It never ceases to amaze me when there are 8Asians commenters that continue to use Bruce Lee as a figure for dating exclusively Asian. While Mr. Lee was very proud of his Asian heritage, he himself was a quarter Caucasian … Continue reading

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Why Do People Hate Asian Male/White Female Relationships?

So I was actually looking up to see whether or not Match.com or eHarmony had done any commercials with AMWF since it seemed like it’s the new thang to do as far as couples on television. I thought I saw … Continue reading

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