Sticky Situations in Interracial Dating
I’m a fan of interracial relationships. For me, love doesn’t see color- and if it does, it appreciates and celebrates the entire rainbow. But the truth is that life isn’t always that simple. For some people, simply choosing to date interracially is a unique challenge unto itself. I’ve been in interracial relationships, and they were all great, very enriching experiences. But there were also unique issues, spurred primarily by our difference in backgrounds, that we had to deal with.
If you’ve ever been in an interracial relationship, or are currently in an interracial relationship, you may have dealt with things like the added stress of unsupportive family members, insensitive people, and/or discussing racially sensitive topics. You know interracial relationships can come with certain obstacles. The way you and your man choose to handle these issues can either make or break your relationship. Here are 4 rules for interracial dating: