Interracial dating tip
People who make such statements have some sort of issue with other people being happy, even though it is masked as “wisdom” and advice.
Everyone has the right to the pursuit of happiness, and also to be free to define what “happiness” means to them!
They had 7 children and only 2 of those 7 married other South Asians.
The rest, including my grandmother, married and had children with Black Jamaican men.
In all honesty, some people deal with this splendidly. But you have to know what type of person you are; you have to know what your social limitations are, before you can consider dating interracially. Without a doubt, the impact of family on your relationship has a lot to do with the emotional independence of the couple.
This makes no sense, but many people still hold on to this. From a personal perspective, I never saw interracial relationships as problematic…in spite of having grown up in a place and time where it was relatively rare (although this is, thankfully, no longer the case).
Although I didn’t understand the details of it, my father’s mother was of South Asian decent: her parents were Bengalis who came to Jamaica as indentured servants.
And what unites us…as human beings…is the longing to find a mate, and be fully accepted by them.
Unfortunately the “battle for love” is one that is fought among people of all persuasions.The downside to that however is people grow to believe that in order to insure the survival of your culture or community, you have to marry only within that particular community. Many websites and blogs that seem to celebrate interracial relationships are really just a front to perpetuate very narrow views on why interracial relationships are “ideal”, “preferred” or “superior”.