Problems of interracial dating

16 Jun

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.

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.

When couple pics require more work than you’re used to. Taking selfies in the sun is a bitch," says Reddit user ehs5.

"The picture either turns out way too dark or way too bright." 3.

There are strategies to help you better handle what comes your way when you are in an interracial marriage.

You both should come together to face these troubling issues together and lean on each other for support.

"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.

When you both have to adjust to a few linguistic differences.

One white man with a Hindu wife explains that "there’s a word in Tamil [her language] that literally translates to ’useless,’ but the Tamil word is often used colloquially to mean something closer to ’not currently needed,’" says Reddit user YWAK98alum.