By grounding our relationships in reality we get past our expectations and truly get to know each other as individuals -- we can't debunk all the myths, but it's a start. In a study headed by Sue, researchers found multiple instances where Asian women were being exoticized and sexualized Sue et al. While I spoke to a lot of aging white men, I also spoke with young hipsters, black men and Latinos who desire Asian women. The harder truth is, the Asian sex and trafficking trade remains one of the largest and most lucrative in the world, making Myth No. To them, marriage must be a two-sided contract. Julia Ma cautions, "Girls living in another country, they have no idea -- they think here is heaven, people with money, but it's nothing like that. She teamed up with actor and media strategist Maikiko James to create "They're All So Beautiful," an online video series and discussion about interracial dating, Asian fetish and much more. A new generation of Chinese women are educated to degree level But even at Stanford Business School, Ting feels that presumptions still linger, on a name: And again these things I am speaking of don't pertain to all Asian females, but this is the general belief or idea, I think that Continuous exhibition of such in mainstream media has led to the idea of the "Asian fetish". Few researchers have ever tread that bumpy terrain. Take for example Steven, the main character of " Seeking Asian Female ", who saw images of Vietnamese women in films like The Scent of Green Papaya and wondered, would his future wife be an "idyllic servant girl who would cook these beautiful meals? She writes, "That Asian women are submissive in the bed, I think, is a misconception, and I do not think the misconceptions are limited to this issue. In her essay Lotus Blossoms Don't Bleed: Here are some quick tips for female travellers around the world. Image Top tips for women travelling alone0: As a multicultural researcher, I am not entirely surprised by these findings, nor am I surprised that we are inclined to sweep them under the rug.