28 Feb Throughout all this, a common thread emerged: myths and misconceptions about Asian women are as strongly held as ever. Understanding the difference between fantasy and reality made all the difference for these people and the true stories they shared. Myth No. 1: Asian women make perfect wives. 8 Jan Peaceful, balanced, and full of nature's harmony: that's the Asian-inspired decorating theme. Decorating Your Bedroom With an Asian Theme . types of Tansu cabinets, but the most popular design is called the step chest (Kaidan- Dansu); it resembles a mini staircase and is perfect for a small bedroom. Eleanor ate dinner sitting cross-legged on her bed, extra careful not to spill anything on the books because every issue was in pristine condition; there wasn't so much as a bent corner. (Stupid, perfect Asian kid.) That night, after her brothers and sister fell asleep, Eleanor turned the light back on so she could read . They were.