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    (Original post by superspaceship)
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    This is the biggest mistake most foreigners make. They speak in asterisks. Dont do this.
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    I'm asian and I have the same problem...white people just don't have the same culture or upbringing as we do and i find the topic of conversation and sense of humour just....too DIFFERENT to relate to. In contrast, with asians i am completely laid back and relaxed and i can be myself totally...

    but the thing is i have to admit...i <3 <3 <3 asians!!! I don't think the whole socialising with white ppl is that much of a prob as long as you can get along with them and have a conversation with them and cooperate with them in a work environment... basically...just carry on hanging out with who you feel most comfortable with!
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    When socialising with people, think of them as a person. Not a white person, or a brown person, or a yellow person, but a person that you would like to build a friendship with. Don't think of race, you're making it become a barrier.
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    Don't worry about it. Most white people dislike Asians anyway.
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    get to know people on your course, perhaps. there must be people on your course from a variety of backgrounds, and you'd certainly have some common interests with them.


    Alternatively, pretend you like the Arctic Monkeys.
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    Just act like the stereotypical Asian!
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    (Original post by pouria91)
    DUDE! your display picture is jokes!!!!!


    it really is... :toofunny:
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    I don't understand. Maybe it is just because I am a Londoner, I genuinely don't really see race - only people.
    I can't really give any advice because it's just normal to me to have a really multicultural mix of friends.
    *shrugs* You'll meet people you get along with of different races eventually if you're generally approachable/approach other people.
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    (Original post by Get Cape.Wear Cape.Fly.)
    When socialising with people, think of them as a person. Not a white person, or a brown person, or a yellow person, but a person that you would like to build a friendship with. Don't think of race, you're making it become a barrier.
    I agree with this:yep:
    and also just be yourself, dont think you have to change yourself for anyone, in order to be accepted.
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    hey, i've got the same problem!

    I went to a predominantly asian primary school and secondary school, and now i'm at a sixth form where its 50/50 but all the asians hang out with asians

    I have an asian accent so i feel even more self concious when talking to white people. I can make like small talk but just not become friends....

    Funnily enough, im completely fine online, i've made great online white friends...
    i'm hoping i'll get over this problem at uni too.

    *sigh* its not easy being british asian.
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    It's really not that hard. Humans are humans funnily enough, Having a different skin colour does not make you hard to talk to. Just remember this.
 
 
 
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