You'd think it would be obvious, but alas, people can say some pretty stupid things when it comes to interracial dating and relationships. Another thing we both get is, 'You must be so proud of Barack Obama! Blogspot"I'd get things like, 'So, you're dating a white guy because a black guy couldn't handle you as a strong women? From his Hispanic side of the family, they'd say, 'Why don't you just settle down with a nice Latina girl who will cook for you?
There are many things we hear (and see) from others regarding our interracial relationship, but the thing I hear most and would like to change is, 'You are so brave to go out into the world together. ' I know that it's meant as support and a compliment, but I do wish it wasn't 'brave.' What else are we to do? Buzzfeed"My hubby and I have been married for fourteen years - he's black and I'm white. My husband was about to leave for the store and he gave me a kiss and said he loved me, and after he left, my sister said, 'Dang ... ' My response to her was, 'Jerks come in all colors - I just have a great husband! One of the funniest things I have heard regarding my interracial marriage was from my sister (who is black and is married to a black man). Word Press"I'm sure you two voted for Obama (of course we did).
Nearly 50 years after Richard and Mildred Loving took on America's anti-miscegenation laws, partners of different racial backgrounds no longer need to hide their relationships for fear of legal persecution.But while things changed socially, there's still a lot missing from the conversation surrounding interracial relationships.