"Yugen, nah. Just want to get into shape, mentally and physically. I like these kind of activities as opposed to machines at a gym. I do want to work enough courage to compete in BJJ tournaments eventually."
For those interested in being positive, sincere, and mutually sharing your authentic self. Here you can possibly make real connections and friendships beyond cyber space, despite all the cultural hoopla, stereotypes and trivial expectations.
"My first boyfriend was genetically half Japanese, half black. I have yet to date a 100% Asian man. This relationship was a while ago, but it's difficult to find any Asian men to date. Well, if they were interested, I don't know about it…"
"*I got excited writing this... Sorry for the long-winded BJJ love fest* :)
I started Brazilian Jiu Jitsu about a year ago, but unfortunately I've been inactive for more than half that time. I was looking for a challenge. I found myself more…"
What are you looking for on this site? Be specific about your motive/purpose, in terms of what you want to look for, in one or two sentences, even if you're unsure of / new to this. Explain at your best.
Looking to meet new people.
We would like you to tell your Asian Male and/or your Black female friends about the site, would you help us find cool people who would support interracial interaction? Please explain.
Sure, though I don't know too many.
How do you feel about having a complete Egotistical Wise Ass as a site Creator/Administrator??? ;)
Is there any other kind?
Relationship Status (Choose One)
Are you Adult enough to handle a site with those who you are not in agreement with? Do you understand that you may be offended because you have a different perspective than someone else's and vice versa? Can you handle that friendships, situationships, and relationships don't always work out. Are you aware that this is the internet and not everyone is genuine? Finally, will you IMMEDIATELY read the READ ME (http://bwamu2.ning.com/page/faq-warnings) section of the site before beginning your adventure on Bwamu? Once you read it, type the last sentence into the answer for approval.
***To support, encourage, & promote interaction between Asian Men & Black Women.
***To be tolerant of all views of all members on this site.m (Suffering and disagreements are part of life people.)
***Respect all religious, spiritual, and agnostic views of it's members.
***To be more accepting than exclusive, yet hold the right to remove those that harm others.
*Freedom of speech, thought, and heart are placed highly...as if they are based on the foundation of truth and don't injure others (in the defined form of physical, proprietorial, or financial harm). Debate, heated or otherwise are allowed, for it is the persons involved that must deal with the emotional or mental "suffering," if any.
****P.S. Learn how to take a joke, and identify the intent of the people which you are talking to. You are responsible for yourself, your own responses, reactions, and giving power to yourself and others over you. Be accountable, don't play victim all the time. These are still people, some people are up front, others hide behind their profiles. Don't make personal issues site issues, if you take off your clothes on skype or in real life and bicker about it on Bwamu...guess what, it's a personal issue. Grow up.
***All that is needed for membership is the support of the movement, and active participation by all!
If you would like to see certain changes or want to try out to be an admin...write out in bullet text what can be changed, policies, and or site enhancements. Then write a short essay on what you think the site mission is and how we get there.