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Wed Apr 4, 2012, 02:10 PM

How do you feel about interracial relationships?

How do you feel about interracial relationships? If you are in an interracial relationship, do you feel more connected to that other race? Do you feel racially ambiguous by having biracial children?

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Reply How do you feel about interracial relationships? (Original post)
Mr Dixon Apr 2012 OP
arcane1 Apr 2012 #1
Ecumenist Apr 2012 #2
HelenaHandbasket Jul 2012 #3
Post removed Dec 2014 #14
crazymana18 Sep 2012 #4
tarheelsunc Oct 2012 #5
Taverner Feb 2013 #6
Calmador Jul 2013 #7
davidpdx Aug 2013 #8
Ruskigbuss Sep 2013 #9
Mr Dixon Mar 2014 #11
Name removed Mar 2014 #10
Jovi-Balani Sep 2014 #12
ronniebutlerjr Oct 2014 #13
dylb2 Feb 2017 #15
DeanMartin Aug 2018 #16
Justice4JFK Nov 2018 #17
Name removed Aug 2021 #18

Response to Mr Dixon (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 02:20 PM

1. I've been in them, they are like any other relationship

 

There certainly can be opportunities to learn about other cultures, etc, when in an interracial relationship, but that can also apply to dating someone who is from another state or country, too.

I don't want children, but if I did want them their race would be the least of my concerns.

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Response to Mr Dixon (Original post)

Sun Apr 8, 2012, 05:13 AM

2. I am married to a man who is Bohemian Czech and I am primarily African descent with ALOT of

european, native American, (grandmother grew up on a reservation) and Asian. It's just a regular marriage and the only thing that sets it apart from any other is the color of our skins and hair texture. I feel HUMAN, as my race, (that is mine, yours and everyone's race). Why would my children change my outlook? It's a huge mistake to get caught up in the "tragic" mulatto, thing. You do realise that MOST black peole in the US are VERY mixed and in other countries, are not considered to be African descent but that horrible name "Mulatto", Creole, Octaroon, en fact, in many south American Countries, like Brazil, I would be considered white even though my skin is a medium golden caramel brown. So, it doesn't really apply to most people, not genuinely.

Race is a social construct and doesn't really exist.

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Response to Mr Dixon (Original post)

Wed Jul 25, 2012, 01:51 PM

3. I Am Connected To Goodness...Not Race

I am a black woman who is very happy with a white man. Him being white has nothing to do with it. He is simply a wonderful human being and there was a powerful mutual attraction. I was connected to his grace, support, kindness, intelligence and our commonalities. He could have been orange with purple polka dots for all I cared LOL.

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Response to Mr Dixon (Original post)

Thu Sep 13, 2012, 07:22 PM

4. Spam deleted by Paulie (MIR Team)

 

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Response to Mr Dixon (Original post)

Sun Oct 7, 2012, 12:03 AM

5. I'm a Caucasian-American man married to a Chinese national

The issue or race or ethnicity has never affected anything about our relationship. We may have some cultural differences due to the different backgrounds we come from, but we expected that all along. I don't feel race should ever be a factor in a relationship. The larger question is about intercultural relationships. I've always thought that love transcends everything, so you can love someone who has nothing culturally in common with you. What's important is how you deal with that and accept the other person in the relationship.

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Response to Mr Dixon (Original post)

Tue Feb 19, 2013, 05:01 PM

6. I love them - I am in one!

 

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Response to Mr Dixon (Original post)

Sat Jul 6, 2013, 03:30 PM

7. Depends...

 

John 7:24

24 Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.




It depends.

I honestly think it can be racist to choose someone to date or marry based off race/appearances.

If that doesn't happen then its a lot like any other relationship.

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Response to Mr Dixon (Original post)

Sun Aug 4, 2013, 08:03 AM

8. I am an American married to a Korean national

As for children, I didn't want to have any even before I was married so that isn't a concern. I have heard other foreigners married to Koreans talk about their kids and the challenges of having a biracial child in Korea. My Korean family is more a family than the family I grew up with.

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Response to Mr Dixon (Original post)

Thu Sep 5, 2013, 03:03 PM

9. I am in favor of them

I am myself a "white" (more accurately light pink) man married to a "black" (west african) woman. Whatever problem we may have has nothing to do with "race". Some may be cultural, but most is due to our different personalities.

We donīt have children together, yet, but I wouldnīt mind. If they come, they come.

Theoretically a child with parents of diverse origin may be stronger, since whatever weaknesses that comes from one parent may be less probable to be found in the other. But that is of course not any factor when you are considering children.

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Response to Ruskigbuss (Reply #9)

Mon Mar 10, 2014, 07:32 AM

11. AGREED

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Sun Sep 7, 2014, 09:37 PM

12. Multi-ethic relationships may not always be visible

Im from serbia and ive dated a few New zealanders - where I am from, and I have to say that just because someone is the same 'race' as you (in my case, we were both white/from european descent) didnt mean that the cultural differences werent there. In someways, sometimes ts harder than if it were visible because those differences get ignored and the underlying cultural issues dont get addressed.

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Response to Mr Dixon (Original post)

Fri Oct 31, 2014, 09:13 PM

13. I'm the progeny

 

I'm the product of an interracial relationship - Im a big supporter...

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Sat Feb 25, 2017, 03:52 AM

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shit, If you find somebody who makes you happy you better go for it in my books.

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Fri Nov 9, 2018, 04:14 PM

17. Soulmates

In this lifetime, may we all find true love.

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