i essentially have two groups of friends. my asian friends (i'm asian). and then my non-asian friends. the feel is so radically different with each group. if i go to a party with...
all asian people, people are more reserved and if you don't already know the person really well, don't count on overt friendliness and good small talk. and then when i go to parties with my non-asian friends, everyone is talkative, socially savvy. it's like a whole different world and i can't help but marvel at it a bit. i will say it, asian americans as a whole, can be socially awkward.
op: i like my asian friends once i get to know them really well. but whenever i meet new asians, it's just awkwardness. i've had to sort of train myself over the years to shed my...(more)9-22-2011 2:59pm