My parents liked him very much. When parents see other family and friends rallying around you, rooting for your relationship success, they might be challenged to reevaluate the way they see you two together. We've been together for five years, and they love him even more now because he's good to me, makes me happy, and he's an all around exceptional human being. So when I told my mom that my new boyfriend was percent Chinese, she couldn't help but laugh at the irony. Distant relatives on both sides have had their "views," but if you ain't my parents or grandparents idgaf what you think. Yes, my crazy uncle still tends to make racist comments from time to time. Fortunately my boyfriend loves Asian food so they have that in common.
Your email address will not be published. Our relationship is an international long distance relationship. And this is doubly so for many white Southerners, this I've seen myself. It's more about the culture and the language barrier than it is the skintone. We met while we were both working overseas. When I was a teenager and still living in my parents' house, my father forbade me from dating white guys. About what you post:
Thankfully my parents, the only family I have, met my husband with open arms.
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The worst they could do is cast me out from the family. Over the next few years, Claudia began talking to my motherand eventually they became more or less friends. I wouldn't call you crazy for bringing it up, as it is a valid issue many people face. You can unsubscribe at any time. Bide your time, turn it into a joke, and zing the offending relative.
I have friends who were cut off from their families for marrying Chinese men or men of other races or religions. Uhh, congrats, never got that far. On top of that, no one else in my family has ever dated someone who wasn't white. My in laws had their reservations when my Korean husband and I started dating but they warmed up quickly. When they finally did meet, my husband brought it up as a joke [but I knew he wanted to make a point and wanted to let my BIL know that he knew] and my BIL was so embarrassed. I'm going to throw some unsolicited advice at you. To interracial couples is nerve wracking no matter how to meet new partner suggests meeting the sight of interracial ones maybe especially.