But is there a hidden message expats don't understand?And why does it always seem to be a foreign man with a local girl on his arm, and not the other way round? We often hear of the term SPG, short for Sarong Party Girl.You will need to have a frank discussion about racism.It still exists and if your teen dates a member of another race, they will both be likely to be subjected to it.For those who are not acquainted with this term, it refers to an Asian woman who nearly exclusively dates Caucasian men.Yes, a very common sight in Malaysia and Singapore, becoming almost part of the natural fauna.
Tell your teen that you aren’t discussing these challenges in an attempt to discourage her from engaging in an interracial relationship, but instead to prepare her for the struggles she may have to face if she elects to. Convey the importance of tolerance and acceptance, cautions Killen. While we know our society is ripe with stereotypes, we just hope for a day when a blogger like Funky Brown Chick won't have to write a list titled How To Date A Black Woman to quiet all those who incessantly ask her. But don't (and this should be a rule when dating anyone) pretend you are looking for something serious when really all you want is to add Black Woman (or whatever race) to your sex resume."There are plenty of places and opportunities to do that," she says. She says, "When dating someone from a background other than your own, be prepared to brush up against ideas that may or may not run counter to your beliefs. Try to avoid seeing this as some sort of racial science experiment.Last time we checked, a black woman was still a woman. In that case, resist the urge to think your way is automatically 'right' and theirs is 'different' (read: 'wrong'). You're on a date, remember, with another human being, remember.The common perception is that they tend to date these men thinking that they’re all here making big bucks and are posted here by international companies.It’s only a half-truth, not every Caucasian man is.