I’M IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE OF ANOTHER RACE/CULTURE. HOW DO I TELL MY PARENTS?

I’M IN LOVE WITH SOMEONE OF ANOTHER RACE/CULTURE.  HOW DO I TELL MY PARENTS? HEAD OVER HEELS IN LOVE Your heart is pounding and you feel like you are on cloud nine when you are with him/her.  This person inspires you, encourages you, and makes you feel like you can conquer the world.  And when …

10 THINGS EVERY WOMAN NEEDS THAT IS IN A RELATIONSHIP WITH AN INDIAN MAN TOLD IN GIFS

Who doesn’t love some weekend humor and insight at the same time?  I asked numerous women that are in interracial/intercultural marriages like myself to answer the following question.  What 5 things do you find that you need being in a relationship with/married to a person of Indian descent?  In particular, things that you would not need …

ROMANCE IN THE TIME OF RACISM

Romance in the time of racism This article first appeared in the Times of India and has been republished with permission. Himanshi Dhawan Two African-Indian couples talk about the challenges of an inter-racial relationship     Lionel and Bharti Two African-Indian couples talk about the challenges of an inter-racial relationship ‘We’re scared even to hold …

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING: INDIAN WOMAN AND HAITIAN MAN–I WAS PREPARED FOR THE BACKLASH BUT…

 INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING: INDIAN WOMAN & HAITIAN MAN  ROSHNI AND DAVID’S LOVE STORY     Interracial relationship!—there are two distinct but typical responses one usually gets from people who hear these words. One of the responses is a positive delight while the other, the more dominant one, is unfortunately that of a negative nature.  INTERRACIAL RELATIONSHIPS …

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING: AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN AND INDIAN-MAN

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING: AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMAN AND INDIAN MAN FRANCESCA AND RAGHAV’S AKA FRAN ‘N’ NELLI’S LOVE STORY   HOW WE MET At work!  We are both engineers working on medical devices. HOW LONG HAVE WE BEEN TOGETHER It will be 4 years on our wedding date, June 24th, 2017. TOP 4 INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING INTROSPECTIONS 1) Don’t have expectations about …

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING: JEWISH WOMAN AND HINDU MAN–HOW LOVE WON!

Interracial/Intercultural Dating: Jewish Woman & Hindu Man–How Love Won!   Morgan & Pratish’s Love Story: 7 Years in the Making How We Met We first met the day I moved in the dorms at UCSB, Pratish was my Resident Assistant (RA). He was the cool senior with a charming smile that my freshman self fell in …

7 THINGS YOU MUST TELL YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER BEFORE HEADING TO INDIA…

If you are dating someone of Indian descent there may come a time that you hear the words, “I want you meet my family in India.”  Heading to India is a big deal if your significant other’s extended family lives there, or if they still reside in India.   My husband’s parents left India for America in the 1970’s …

7 NO, NO’S OF INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING

LOVING DAY AND BEYOND… Unequivocally, interracial/intercultural dating and marriages have grown astronomically in the U.S. since Loving vs. Virginia.  Loving vs. Virginia is a June 12, 1967 ruling by the U.S. supreme court which voided laws prohibiting interracial marriage.  This decision prompted a rise in interracial marriages and is commemorated each year as Loving Day. Yet being in an interracial/intercultural relationship is …

10 THINGS NO ONE TELLS YOU ABOUT IRELAND

IRELAND HERE WE COME October 2014 was our first multicultural family trip to Ireland.  We were heading to Ireland for a couple of weeks for a friend’s wedding.  And our daughter was going to be turning one during this time as well. PREPARING FOR OUR TRIP Slightly nervous but also excited to celebrate our friend’s nuptials and …