Interracial Dating

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING LESSONS LEARNED…HER TAKE

INTERRACIAL/INTERCULTURAL DATING LESSONS LEARNED… HER TAKE My husband is my BFF, other whole, and King, etc.  However dating and being married to him has presented a myriad of “interesting” familial experiences.    These are familial experiences that are rarely if ever seen on US sitcoms that love to bring humor to family situations.  Nonetheless these are realities that many of …

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OVERCOMING CULTURAL DIFFERENCES

OVERCOMING CULTURAL DIFFERENCES Dating and being married to a woman of another culture of course presented interesting familial experiences.  These are familial experiences that many Indian men that are married to Indian women don’t get to experience.  They have provided a richness to my life that I didn’t even consider when entering into a relationship with a woman of a …

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A Non-Indian Woman’s Guide to Indian Clothing

A Non-Indian Woman’s Guide to Indian Clothing Terror crept upon me as my boyfriend (now husband ) echoed, “I’m going to introduce you to my parents in two weeks.” I swiftly blurted out what in the world am I going to wear? He gestured “we’ll have to get you some Indian Clothing to wear.” I thought to myself, …

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The Ultimate Guide To Meeting Your Significant Other’s Parents

The Ultimate Guide To Meeting Your Significant Other’s Parents A Cheat Sheet As many of you are aware of an Indian man marrying an African-American woman is not an ideal marriage in Indian culture, see dating secrets revealed.  Quite frankly it is a taboo.  So how did we/do you overcome it? Our tips/cliff notes: 1.    Patience. Be patience …

Parenting The Art of Interracial Marriage

I Married Indian. Now, What? I Feel Left Out

I Married Indian. Now, What?  I Feel Left Out Glancing, from the living room into the kitchen we watched my mother-in-law quickly reprimand Amaya for taking the crayon out of her right-hand and placing it into her left.  Amaya firmly belted out, “No, Amma (meaning paternal grandmother in Hindi), no, it’s my crayon!”  My mother-in-law …

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How I Learned That Dr. Sanjay Gupta Is The Ambassador Of The Gupta Surname

How I Learned That Dr. Sanjay Gupta Is The Ambassador Of The Gupta Surname Gupta, What From the moment, I had mustered the strength to tell my parents (both Pastors) that there was a guy I liked the first question my dad immediately raised was “and what is his name?” I told my dad his …