The beautiful thing about this is that now they know how to truly cherish what is considered “different.” “I’m the palest skinned woman you’ve ever seen, and I’m dating a black guy,” says Lindsay Lambert, a junior at the University of Oregon.
“To be completely and shamefully honest, before I dated my boyfriend I probably would have stared at an interracial couple too.
In all seriousness though, in an interracial relationship you will gain such an in-depth perspective of the joys and struggles that exist within a different culture, beyond the food and outward differing lifestyle appearances.
“No, you can’t ever fully understand someone else’s life, but you can be deeply immersed in it empathetically, emotionally and culturally,” says Katie Kim, a senior at the University of California, Los Angeles.
The very fact that you would even argue against me about the extent of our progress is evidence enough that we are concerned with acknowledging the inherent humanity and rights of all people.
It’s fantastic, and we should be proud of ourselves for that!
Additionally, the person who’s actually in an interracial relationship is going to have a different set of experiences than a white, heterosexual cis couple, and that’s solely based on the fact that the entire universe can’t seem to get over it.
They treat you as if being attracted to someone from a different ethnicity is a fetish, or even worse, just a phase.
Your family might think you’re rebelling by dating outside of your racial heritage.
Because they’ve had that mask removed, they’re comfortable with couples that are considered non-traditional.” For people in an interracial relationship, their life is different because they have broken away from that white picket fence romance.
They have open eyes that are aware that what they take for a normal, loving relationship defies everyone else’s standard.