In 1980, that share was just 3.2%” The Pew Report (which you can see here: implicates that interracial marriages, and associated romantic relationships, are on the rise.
Dear Reader, It's great that you've found a partner who you love and treats you well!
Unfortunately, in today's world discrimination based on skin color, religion, class, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, and race still exists (and that’s just naming a few).
Race is an artificial construct put in place by the powers-that-be in order to enforce a divide and conquer strategy. However, be that as it may, this sidesteps the issue somewhat and says that because race does not exist that other people's perception of difference is void.
If the "races" are at each other's throats instead of the throats of their masters, all the better. All humans alive today are members of the same species. it doesn't address the fact that discrimination based on racial or ethnic bias exists when we all know it does. The law had already been declared unconstitutional more than 30 years earlier.
Sometimes, even people who are generally open-minded show their biases when they're faced with issues of diversity in their own family.
This can certainly be frustrating and hurtful when the judgment is directed toward you and someone you care about.Commonly, "stares and unkind comments" were routinely identified, more often from strangers than from friends.Their analysis initially examined the relationship in general, and then how romantic partners responded to stares and negative comments. Black and white interracial couples: Managing relational disapproval through facework. I just recently published a book "Freedom to Choose-Is Skin Color Really an Issue? I not only used my husband and my story but I interviewed ten couples from different parts of the US to learn about their experiences as interracial couples and their children's experiences as bi-racial.These varying reactions, along with laws banning interracial marriages in our recent history, suggest that those dating interracially must respond to the racist reactions of others.A recent study by Castle Bell & Hastings (2011) describes how interracial couples respond to the disapproval of others for their relationship.Having open and honest conversations with your loved ones about your feelings may open the door to a better relationship moving forward.