’ when he’s lived in Canada longer than they’ve been alive." 5.When you have to deal with "jokes" about your race. When people try to "guess" your partner’s ethnicity.Reddit user Banana Twinkie, an Asian woman, describes meeting her husband’s father, who is of German descent. "I’m a white woman married to a man who’s half Egyptian and half Native ...She says he told her, "’You don’t have to squint, it’s not that dark in here.’ This was meant as a joke and I took it as such since there was not malicious intent, just ignorant joking. The most surprising was how tactless some people are. ’ just sounds so rude and I hear it way too damn often," says Reddit user Catherine Am."When he was young, my son was annoyed when my wife visited him during school lunch because his friends ’found out he had a white mother.’ Now, older, he is not much into Asian culture." your kids. I never thought I would have to explain to my daughter that she is really my daughter," says Reddit user gamerplays."I have had people come up to me and tried to stop me from picking her up.You'd think it would be obvious, but alas, people can say some pretty stupid things when it comes to interracial dating and relationships. Buzzfeed"My hubby and I have been married for fourteen years - he's black and I'm white. " — Tsara, 39Word Press"I am black and my husband is white. Read on for some common things people hear when they're in an interracial relationship (that they really could do without):1. "One thing I get a lot of is women who want to tell me all about the black boyfriend they had in college whom their parents made them break up with. Why don't you marry a nice Latina who will cook for you? There are many things we hear (and see) from others regarding our interracial relationship, but the thing I hear most and would like to change is, 'You are so brave to go out into the world together. ' I know that it's meant as support and a compliment, but I do wish it wasn't 'brave.' What else are we to do? One of the funniest things I have heard regarding my interracial marriage was from my sister (who is black and is married to a black man).
"At the end of the day, you are married to each other and not each other’s cultures or families," says Reddit user bflowyngz.
I’ve had people straight out ask me who her father is." 10.
When you’re surprised by who accepts you as a couple and who doesn’t.
When couple pics require more work than you’re used to. Taking selfies in the sun is a bitch," says Reddit user ehs5.
"The picture either turns out way too dark or way too bright." 3.
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