But the more I do it, and the more I think about it, the more I watch the same problem arise again and again and again in my love life.There’s always a tradeoff, I feel, when I’m dating a white woman.If I was dating someone from the same background I grew up in, and only lived American culture, then my life would be just going through the motions.I think it is because of our different cultural backgrounds that makes our relationship feel so passionate.
I have learned so much, and have been able to fall in love with the other side of the world in a way that I wouldn’t have been able to without the interracial relationship I am in.
For me, I get out of disappointing my parents with my romantic decisions.
They’d always wanted me to have a white boyfriend growing up, out of an internalized racist view of white males as superior not only as partners but as people, and when I came out as a lesbian, the “boyfriend” part was off the table, at the very least.
Minelle Mahtani, an associate professor in human geography and journalism at the University of Toronto Scarborough, wrote the book Mixed Race Amnesia: Resisting the Romanticization of Multiraciality in Canada.
I voted "just another couple" but I must admit they catch my attention more than your average twosome.