However, at that time, I lived in a different area that was extremely diverse and interracial relationships were so common that no one really blinked at us.The only comments we got were from his religious community, and they were because I was/am of a different 4. My parents want him to be black and his parents want me to be Indian, [that's] the main problem. Many people even comment on how cute our interracial relationship is... "Personally, my biggest turn off is feeling like I'm only being approached [by men who want to date me] as part of fetish. I also dated a white guy and a black guy, so I’ve had some people ask me if I’m not into Asian guys...
It caused a lot of issues for her, and their relationship and ultimately, he ended the relationship.
My sister is very non-confrontational and so she wouldn’t invite him over if she was there, because she didn’t want to cause problems, but in reality it did.
Once someone asked my husband if he was sure he wanted to have kids with me, because our kids wouldn’t look like him.
That’s the most hurtful and ridiculous kind of comment I’ve heard.
After all, interracial couples face discrimination that may lead to distinct disadvantages.
Because the United States remains racially stratified, however, it’s considered advantageous for members of oppressed groups to pair up with those of more powerful groups.
I try not to over analyse it because I don't want to make a big deal over it. We don’t generally attract too much negative attention, and both of our families are neutral about our relationship.
It's a new experience for me and it makes me nervous sometimes. There has really only been one strange incident where we were stopped in a supermarket by an older white couple (in their 60s), who enthusiastically gushed over how 'cute' we are, and told us we were the 'future of America'." 9. I couldn't tell my parents but my siblings knew, and they were chill with it.
"I’m black and I’ve dated white guys in the past and I haven’t had a super bad experience before.
I've gotten some stares, but I usually get stared at by myself anyway.
She is dating another Asian guy now, but she is hiding it from my grandma which I don’t think will work forever." 2. I live in a very liberal area where interracial relationships are very common, so I think people tend to be more accepting here than other places I’ve lived.