This is why I love traveling, living and exploring new cultures!And this statement in its very essence has become my life.
The first time I really traveled outside of the US was to go to a summer school program in England. To allow yourself to experience something different?
I think they suffer from the worst kind of limitations that any human can suffer... I really, really try to see the value in everyone, even when I feel like slapping them across their freaking faces. A version of my dad, which I never in my fricking life thought I would do (both get married and marry a guy like my dad).
I didn't bother to look up the term "ABCD" as I figured it was similar to the "ABC" label a family friend whose parents were from Hong Kong used.
I understand that people feel that if both people grow up in the states they will have a better understanding of each other.
That doesn't mean that people from India/Pakistan/Bangladesh are unmarriageable.
I got an interesting e-mail from a reader the other day. A." is a Bangladeshi American and somehow we arrived on the topic of marriage. It's like they think they are better than those who are immigrating from the subcontinent.