Or, that Peruvian business man from South America will make a great husband! They tried wrapping their heads around me liking American boys.
I’m used to it, but during Thanksgiving 2014 I decided to be honest and released a bombshell. My NOT wanting to marry a Persian man was enough to make me toxic. While I slipped into a food coma, a Peruvian uncle came up to me, laughed, and said, “I heard you like American boys.” He was teasing, but in a mean way. I laughed with him, trying to keep it light, and said, “You bet.”MORE: A Latino & Gringa: The Not-So Average Couple Word has spread that Ashley likes white boys, yet each side of the family still pitches me their culture’s men. I am made of two very different cultures and was born in the United States.
Thinkstock I dated mostly white men in my younger years. I have so many great traditions to follow, a large family to love and laugh with, and relatives that pass down words of wisdom from past experiences.I also deal with competing sides of the family who want me to be more like them.Take the fun with you with the Persian Soulmate dating app on your Apple i Phone or i Pad device.The app offers all the same features as the website plus exclusive app-only bonuses like "Lounge" dating, notifications and many more. Women More Likely to Snoop Than Men In the new film, Little Black Book, Brittany Murphy's character engages in some high-tech snooping on her new boyfriend.My positive experiences with white men were stark contrasts to some of my female counterparts’ troubles with black men.They constantly complained of the black men they encountered, but even still, I wanted to find out for myself if there was any validity in their concerns.Sitting in my grandparent’s living room, waiting for our Thanksgiving feast to be declared ready, I spoke to my Persian aunts about my upcoming graduation and my uncertain post grad plans.“So this whole time, you haven’t found a good boy? But there are lots of fish in the sea,” I replied.“There are lots of Persian boys at your university. I feel it’s important to honor my ethnicity and my family, but it’s also important to be me.And I am a Persian Peruvian American that likes white guys.Despite the negative comments I heard from a few friends, I started dating both black and white men in the quest to find the right partner for me.Unfortunately, that journey left me with a combination of confusion and criticisms of my own.