"But that doesn’t stop my wife from describing all kinds of people (including me, frequently) as straight-up ’useless,’ including to their faces, and then wondering why these people either get angry or just avoid her." 4.
When people make backhanded comments about your significant other’s race.
However, we are dealing with reality and reality is that others may harbor negativity about you two.
You might also run into conflict between you two when asserting your values that are based in your own racial or cultural identity.
Here are some common problems you might face: Expectations: It can be very romantic and exciting to love someone different.
However, don't let the attraction of forbidden love distract you from dealing with the issues that your interracial marriage may have to face.
In a recent Ask Reddit thread, interracial couples laid out the real obstacles they encounter daily that they weren’t expecting before they got together.1. "My husband and I went to Disney World with my side of the family. We’re in line and when it’s our turn for the ride, they always cut the line off when it got to him," says Reddit user captawesome1794.
"Everyone had to explain that he was in fact part of our group and no, he wasn’t trying to cut us...." 2.
Indirect comments: being stared at, people shaking their heads as you walk by or enter a restaurant.Your partner is probably the best person to offer you solace from these external stressors.You both should come together to face these troubling issues together and lean on each other for support.It was only in 1967 that laws banning interracial marriage were deemed unconstitutional.Long after this ruling, interracial couples were still harassed and discriminated against.lie to yourself) that interracial dating isn't a problem.