INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: INDIAN WOMAN AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAN WHEN LOVE FINDS YOU…

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL MARRIAGE: INDIAN WOMAN AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAN WHEN LOVE FINDS YOU… ABOUT US Hi!  My name is Madhavi.  I’m an Indian-American woman and my husband, Casey is African-American. We met in March, 2014. HOW WE MET THROUGH CASEY’S EYES… I moved from Tennessee to California to pursue my Master’s degree in Psychology.  The plan was …

5 INTERESTING INDIAN SUPERSTITIONS AND CUSTOMS EXPLAINED

5 INTERESTING INDIAN SUPERSTITIONS AND CUSTOMS EXPLAINED One of the most intriguing parts of being in an interracial/intercultural marriage has been learning about my spouse’s cultural superstitions and customs.  In the African-American community we uphold many of the superstitions and customs that are prevalent in America.  Such as? SUPERSTITIONS AND CUSTOMS I GREW UP HEARING …

Intercultural/Interracial Marriage: Scottish Woman and Tamil Indian Man–We Left Our Families To Be Together

Intercultural/Interracial Marriage: Scottish Woman and Tamil Indian Man–We Left Our Families To Be Together About Us Hi there! We’re the Francisxavier’s.  I’m Wendy and my husband is Marshlo. We’ve been together for 9 years now; and we have two beautiful boys, Ashton and Hudson. While Marshlo and I were both raised in Scotland, we come …

MULTICULTURAL WEDDING PLANNING: 10 EASY TIPS FOR CREATING A FUSION WEDDING

 MULTICULTURAL WEDDING PLANNING: 10 EASY TIPS FOR CREATING A FUSION WEDDING A question that we have been asked quite a bit is how did you fuse your cultures during your wedding(s)?   We had a Christian/American destination wedding  in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., and an Indian wedding.  As many of you know, we did not originally …

Interracial/Intercultural Marriage: North Indian Man And African-American Woman A Love Story You Have To Read About To Believe

  Interracial/Intercultural Marriage: North Indian Man And African-American Woman A Love Story You Have To Read About To Believe “Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” -Maya Angelou  About Us Hi, we are Abhi and Nicole and we are a Black and Indian …

THE REALITY OF BEING BIRACIAL: BLACK AND SOUTH ASIAN/BLINDIAN

THE REALITY OF BEING BIRACIAL:  BLACK AND SOUTH ASIAN/BLINDIAN An Interview with Sitara Abbas “One’s eyes serve as the windows to the world and one’s mind serves as the curtains to the windows. To be able to abdicate one’s biases and prejudices, emerging and embracing the beauty of what may not be akin, is to …

20 AMAZING MULTICULTURAL DIWALI GIFT IDEAS

This post is part of the annual Diwali for Kids blog hop from Multicultural Kid Blogs! See the posts below for great ideas on celebrating Diwali with children. You can find even more ideas from last year’s series and on our Diwali Pinterest board:   Ketchup Moms on Multicultural Kid Blogs Kid World Citizen Creative …

Interracial/Intercultural Marriage: Tamil-Canadian Woman And African-American Man

Interracial/Intercultural Marriage: Tamil-Canadian Woman And African-American Man About Us Melanie is Tamil-Canadian and Roland is African-American. They met in graduate school and were long distance for the first three years of their relationship.  After Roland proposed, Melanie moved to the United States.  Ironically, while Melanie hates spicy food, Roland loves spicy Tamil dishes.  They just …

MARRIAGE RESUME SECRETS AKA BIO DATA

MARRIAGE RESUME SECRETS AKA BIO DATA Prior to dating and marrying my husband who is South Asian, I had never heard of the term bio data.  He had hesitantly mentioned to me that his parents wanted to have his bio data done before we were engaged.  Yet he was swift to let them know the bio data …