Unbelievably, some people are still shocked by the idea that people with different skin colours might want to date each other.
On Redditinterracial couples have been sharing the problems they encounter because of their relationship. From ignorant comments from family to abuse from strangers on the street, here are their heartbreaking, infuriating and downright ridiculous stories. I finally had to take him aside and politely ask him to stop, which thankfully he did without question.
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He loves her nearly as much as I do! My dad, a slightly racist 60something, just thinks our kids are going to be really good at math. He shook his head at us and said: My dad gives everybody chopsticks and her a fork whenever we eat.
We are from the south. My cousin said that we are destroying the white race. Unfortunately, we are not the masterminds of any such plan.
All of the obvious comments we get are from black men. Either they praise my boyfriend for being able to pick up a black woman or they try and intimidate us somehow. After five years, we have gotten good at avoiding these situations.
Friends, family, even strangers all had something to say. It usually made people realise how stupid they sounded.
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StudioThreeDots via Getty Images. How can interracial couples bolster one another and their bond from within as Interracial bonds can be resilient in the face of prejudice and. And while there are, no doubt, interracial couples who haven't according to countless anecdotes, (here, here, and here) prejudice is alive.
Exemplars of such unions that have received attention in relationship science include same-sex couples, interracial relationships, and unions with a notable age.
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