“How do you guys do it?”
Those of us who date and marry interracially often hear this question.
Many people wonder how individuals of different ethnicities and cultures meet, become attracted to each other, date, marry and have children.
(or some variation of the above)
Some people believe interracial relationships are complicated, dangerous, not worth the time or trouble, undesirable ____________________.
(fill in the blank)
For those of us who are undeterred by the seeming negatives, this is how we do it:
We simply view interracial relationships as an opportunity to expand our dating and marriage options.
We discover the similarities and common ground – the shared values and worldviews.
As we grow in our mutual discoveries, we include another key component:
We respect each others’ differences.
And in the grand scheme of things, isn’t that what we have to do to build a relationship with anyone?
Yeah, it really is that simple.
Join in the Fray: Interracial relationships: How do you “do it?”
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