The description is short, so I didn’t object to anything.
However, as products of a generation which questions absolutely everything these days, we are forced to ask ourselves ‘how realistic is that really?
’ ‘How can one be expected to find one person and after a few supervised visits, decide this is who they shall spend the rest of their lives with? Where our parents would go out and blindly buy a ‘Toyota corolla’ not bothering to even look at, let alone test drive any other cars, we are quite the opposite.
“You do these four things and I will be happy,” she said. You see, based on a just-released Pew Research Center report, although Asian Americans are still more likely to outmarry than any other race — a full 28% of Asians marrying in 2010 wed a non-Asian spouse — this percentage actually represents a drop from 31% in 2008.
And four, marry a nice Taiwanese girl.” Thirty years later, and I’m two for four.
Some elements of South Asian family life may differ from that of other American teenagers.
"When it comes to family, I have tons of relatives," said one South Asian teen.
On a recent television interview (clip to be posted soon), we were asked the question ‘What has the parents reaction been to the site?
’ And this got us thinking about parents reaction towards dating in general. Many traditional folks would prefer the one person, one love, one marriage concept where dating isn’t really accepted as they view dating as a ‘waste of time’ and something only people with a lack of cultural values or morals would partake in.
I don’t want to date someone from India; the cultural difference is too big.
My parents have an idea of what kind of daughter-in-law they want—they’re Christian and they want a religious person, but religion isn’t that important to me.
"I have had a friend get angry at me for canceling plans, or more often at my parents, which is a sticky situation to get in to."Sometimes, it is difficult to help a friend from a completely different background understand where parents are coming from, but a good friend will listen, and try to understand.