[For more, check out: AMWF the Unfinished Wikipedia Article] Thankfully, the internet is a wonderful place that connects people from all walks of life. AMWF stands for Asian Male, White Female, meaning couples composed of an Asian Man and a White Woman.
In 2013, cognitive psychologist Michael Lewis at the University of Cardiff in Wales in the U. asked 20 females and 20 males to rate 600 Facebook pictures of British, sub-Saharan Africans, and East Asians.Obviously the black guy is the only person who can truly know what it’s like to be a black guy right?Also a black guy who’s gone to Denny’s many many times would have even a more accurate opinion on the matter.Or, is beauty merely a social construct amplified by popular culture?After more than a dozen interviews, I found some fascinating answers that go back two centuries of history.It was heartbreaking to watch my friend’s intercultural relationship fall apart (and even harder to not pick a side).I wondered where it went wrong – but the answer was pretty obvious to everyone involved.This post is long overdue (two years after I returned from Singapore) but I want to share my findings with you.Three major stereotypes – that have come into being in history and have since been reinforced by popular culture – inform the perceptions of beauty in Western culture today, says The first stereotype is that black men are aggressive and hyper-masculine – “walking penises” – and Asian women are the perfect wives – docile, submissive, obedient, shy and waiting to be saved, Sharma says.(DISCLAIMER: I’m half Chinese and this is written tongue in cheek.So before you call me racist, have a laugh and learn something that could change your life) I realise that your slanted little eyes and off-yellow skin makes it difficult for anyone to love you…If you’re not a white guy, then your opinion on how people respond to “white guys” can only be that of a spectator.To make an analogy, imagine you heard people say over and over, “Waitresses at Denny’s restaurants hate black guys.” Now ask yourself whose opinion on this would matter: An individual waitress who works at one Denny’s, a random customer who’s gone to Denny’s a few times, or a black guy who’s gone to Denny’s twice a day everyday for three years straight in every state in the entire country?But is it true that it’s ESPECIALLY hard for you to ? If you’re anything like most Asian guys, you probably believe it is.