"all the girls in vietnam are aggressive. they attack!"

Attention, Vietnamese American men. Your women are worried that you'll be ambushed.... by attractive, overly friendly women. So watch those temptations and keep it your pants when you go overseas: Vietnamese-American women place strict rules on men returning to homeland.

This is a ridiculous, really weird and kind of humorous San Jose Mercury News article on tensions that arise between Vietnamese American couples when the men return to Vietnam, where they'll apparently be in danger of getting into some trouble with the pretty, flirty young women of their homeland:
"My wife is always cranky every time I go," said Liem, a philosophy instructor at San Jose City College who visits Vietnam twice a year to teach at a university. "So I rarely disclose my upcoming trip until the last minute. It's pain minimization. The longer she knows, the longer I have to bear the pain."

Thirty-six years after the Vietnam War ended, Communist government officials openly welcome Vietnamese-Americans back, even those who fought against them. But another Civil War has erupted, this one pitting Vietnamese-American women against their husbands and boyfriends who want to return to the Southeast Asian country. The men's significant others contend that Vietnamese women lie in wait to ambush them, often eager for the financial stability such a match would bring.

"All the girls in Vietnam are aggressive. They attack!" said Ha Tien, 38, who owns an accounting business in San Jose. She said she lost her man to such a love guerrilla a few years ago.
I had no idea that this was a thing. But it's apparently significant enough, at least in the Bay Area Vietnamese community, to warrant an entire article -- and whole truckload of crazy-ass quotes. So watch yourself, gentlemen. Keep it in check.

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