I'm always into learning, but with your significant other by your side, learning about traditions, visiting other countries, or just eating different kinds of foods is an even more enriching experience.2. Unfortunately, we still live in a world where racism is very much alive. It's hard to get used to other people fetishizing our children, but between the two of us, imagining how beautiful our kids are going to be isn't the worst way to pass the time.As harmless blog posts, cute Cheerios commercials, and the deep abysses of comments sections have taught us, there are still people out there who simply hate to see people of different races together. To quote Aziz Ansari: "Anytime you have sex with someone of a different race, think about that for a moment. If you can fantasize about what your baby with Ryan Gosling would look like, I can certainly imagine walking around with North West 2.0. It feels like Shonda Rhimes is making programming explicitly for you.The #Scandal hashtag now even comes with a cute interracial couple emoji! It's nice to have an ally against racism outside your race.With all the absolutely heinous events we see involving black Americans (recently and throughout history) it's hard not to feel alone sometimes.
And while it’s important to be willing to talk to your partner about race and to feel comfortable bringing it up, it’s just as important to be willing to step back and recognize when your whiteness is intrusive. I’ve been the “But I love you, and you love me, and why can’t you share this with me? Because it’s really difficult to watch your partner hurt and not be let in. Maybe it isn’t appropriate for your partner to take you home to meet their parents.If you're in an interracial relationship, you may be crazy about your partner but dismayed that others disapprove.Strangers stare at the two of you when you walk hand-in-hand down the street.provides an interesting insight into how interracial relationships are viewed in the United States.According to the poll, 87% of Americans now approve of marriages between black and white partners, compared to 4% of Americans in 1958. What’s more difficult to digest is the fact that less than 20 years ago, in 1995, only 48% of U. residents approved of such of interracial marriages.