Not bad uncomfortable — more the type of uncomfortable that pushes you to recognize your privilege and to try and reconcile the past.
Afterward I looked at him and I was like, “I really hope you know I’m not racist.” He’s met my entire extended family and I was like: “I really hope you know this is not a possibility with my family, everybody loves you.” But after the movie, I could just feel eyes on us.
Although they do in fact exist, not all interracial relationships are fetishes.
Sometimes you fall for someone for more than their skin colour and it's not an intense fascination at all, it's simply because you love them.
We gathered a few interracial couples to discuss their experiences with dealing with their loved ones family and the cultural shock that comes with it.
When should you introduce your family to the person you’re dating?
Especially if both your parents are the same race, it makes it harder for them to open their minds to dating outside your cultural circle.
At the end of the day you will get a better understanding of your significant other and where they came from, even if you have to suffer the stressful moment of when your families first meet.It’s fun educating your mate on your culture and learning about his or hers.You try new foods, listen to different genres of music, participate in activities you and your family wouldn’t normally do.It takes work to understand what each other's values are and how to integrate and respect them.
Some parents are cool with it, while others don't seem to take it well.What should you do if your friend always hooks up with your friends whenever you go out?