If you do not respect and appreciate your partners culture (to the extent you are willing to forsake elements of your own culture for their benefit), intercultural and interracial relationships are nearly impossible.I started to wonder if there were any other couples “out there” like me.However, most of it is defined by the fact that I am white and he is Asian.

Some people have difficulties separating an individual from their culture. Our ability to love, compromise, and respect each other is the key.

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve hear this phrase I would, well, have like $20.

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There is no way to coast in an interracial relationship. Some of the time it is simple trade-offs like “I will wipe me feet off before getting into bed if you don’t do laundry every day.” Or “I will shower in the evening if you will buy beer instead of sake.” Other times it is complicated things you don’t know how to compromise on.

[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.

It represents a small minority of interracial couples, most American, Australian, and European women dating Korean, Japanese, and Chinese men.Relationships also those other silly things like respect, the ability to change, stability, and understanding.Basically, Love is not enough (which goes against everything Disney taught me).If you’re ‘lucky’ no one will come up to you in the street and ask “why are you dating him? The closer the friend, the more you tend to dislike their choice of a partner.Expect the roles to be reversed on you, except this time, your friends and family have a whole new way to judge your partner – race, religion, culture, and cultural beliefs. In the course of your AMWF relationship, you will run across old friends and new acquaintances who want to ‘save you from ignoring this obvious problem.’ Most of them mean well. But people’s words hurt a lot more than they realize. While it would be foolish to ignore the impact Japanese culture will have on my relationship, our foreign cultures are not the determining factor on whether we can have a successful marriage.Being in love is one of the best feelings in the world.