Where are you from? You’re exotic!

IMG_9300Abbie Elliott
Leesburg, VA

For my entire adult life, dating has been a challenge. As an Asian-American, I vehemently resisted falling into stereotypes. But, as an Asian-American on the dating scene, my looks delivered my first impression for me. Men developed ideas about me even before I spoke. Where they expected to find a quiet, submissive and conservative woman, they found a loud, liberal feminist.

 

Where are you from? You’re exotic!

IMG_9300Abbie Elliott
Leesburg, VA

For my entire adult life, dating has been a challenge. As an Asian-American, I vehemently resisted falling into stereotypes. But, as an Asian-American on the dating scene, my looks delivered my first impression for me. Men developed ideas about me even before I spoke. Where they expected to find a quiet, submissive and conservative woman, they found a loud, liberal feminist.

Where are you from? You’re exotic!

IMG_9300Abbie Elliott
Leesburg, VA

For my entire adult life, dating has been a challenge. As an Asian-American, I vehemently resisted falling into stereotypes. But, as an Asian-American on the dating scene, my looks delivered my first impression for me. Men developed ideas about me even before I spoke. Where they expected to find a quiet, submissive and conservative woman, they found a loud, liberal feminist.

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