Do you measure love above social obstructions, for example, color, cast or statement of faith?
”It’s not the question itself that’s offensive, of course.
Every couple, regardless of racial makeup, will hear this question countless times through the duration of their relationship.
Such stories seem a world away when you consider the ubiquity of mixed-race couples in popular culture today, including Kim and Kanye, Tiger and Lindsey, and of course the New York Mayor and First Lady.
Not to mention the fact the current president is the product of a mixed-race union.
” the implication is usually not one of pure curiosity, but incredulity.
The translation can often be read as: “I’m sorry but how on Earth did you two end up together?
(They didn’t meet at a strip club, but through their jobs, like most Americans.)Having been together over a decade, the idea rankles her that they can still walk into a room and be viewed as an oddity, but a same-race couple on a first or second date are viewed as though they obviously fit together.
Despite all of the kumbaya anecdotes and data out there, such as the fact that mixed-race families are the fastest-growing demographic in America, there is not a single interracial couple I know who has been together for an extended period of time who has not experienced some awkwardness or indignity that same-race couples do not.
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