Coping with interracial dating
And, for the most part, it is not as big of a deal as it once was.
People are more accepting of interracial relationships than they were, say, 40 years ago.
Dear April Masini," I am a 35 year old, single, African American mom who has been dating a 38 year old white man who wants children and has just asked me to marry him.
" Here, angry response of "She's a human being" would be understandable. Going down the list of how many "brown" races a person can guess before he or she finally hit the right one highlights just how ignorant that person can be insofar as not being able to tell different races apart.It may also be difficult for children to cope with being teased when one of their parents - the one who looks less like them -drops them offat school, or accompanies them to school functions.Source: navylive.Even rougher is when strangers may not recognize the children as being the children of their parents.These couples ultimately break up because they just can't endure the abuse any longer.Interracial dating is far from easy, but thennothing worth having in life usually is.