Zoe Mendelson is traveling the world, talking to friends and strangers about the messy, wonderful business of love.Our series Love in Far Off Lands tracks her journey, highlighting the best of her encounters.Many of the younger Asian women you see shacked up with older men living in your home city are indeed poor, seeking security and often have an ulterior motive.However, when you come to Asia itself you will begin to see a very different story. It can easily be identified by the female’s eagerness and willingness to accept a relationship with a Vietnamese American male who may not be entirely the best fit for her, or is typically described in the Modern American English lexicon as a “Gangsta”. If you know any of them (or ARE any of them, I will gladly remove. in a young Vietnamese American female’s post-pubescent/early dating rituals.Any foreigner who have attempted and/or succeeded to win the hearts of Vietnamese women would definitely agree with their description of being a battle ground. Getting the heart of a Vietnamese woman means endurance.The moment you step in Vietnam, you can immediately notice a different kind of culture which is totally different from what you have already been accustomed of.
I’ve also dated women from most of these countries during my time here before settling down with Mrs. It doesn’t take a brain surgeon to figure out that there is widespread interest in Asian women from men around the world – they’re feminine, intelligent and extremely gorgeous, so why wouldn’t there be? Dating Asian women is a little different from dating Western women.
This situation may be characterized as a reverse gender Oedipus complex.
A slightly related offshoot of this relationship is the “lifer”.
Editor’s Note: These are the sole observations of Az NHeart Throb only. All examples are NOT based on any real people (that draft has been deleted and replaced with these lovely hypotheticals). In all cases, the male will have a much lower education level, in all likelihood an AA degree*.
As it were, 3 years later, I’m not this bitter anymore. Said male will typically be a heavy smoker, an even more heavy drinker, most likely a gambler and ideally, holds a job that is far less advanced than his female counterpart.