Despite the persistent prejudice in the world, we can’t deny that as a country we’ve come pretty far in taking steps to end racial discrimination.
Before all of you start yelling about how I’m wrong, just take a deep breath, have a calming sip of tea and acknowledge that nowadays, in our millennial generation, we are actively open and accepting to diversity in a way that our forefathers would have gagged at.
Race will continually be injected into their relationship because society will put a big red stamp on their foreheads that reads, “This is different.” We want to highlight the experiences of people in interracial relationships.
We want to remove that stamp and lay bare and open what it is like to be them, the pros and cons and everything that goes along with them.
They treat you as if being attracted to someone from a different ethnicity is a fetish, or even worse, just a phase.
It’s like–now me and my friends that are lesbians, gay, interracial or whatever can all gather around and laugh at the way people look at us.
I stuffed my face until pork was coming out of my eye sockets.
This is what dating someone from a different background than you is like all the time, but you get food more often, so I would even say it’s better.
It’s like saying that one of you is an orange and the other is a banana, completely disregarding that you’re both fruit in the first place!
“What I’ve found is that though race is interjected into multiracial relationships, above all else the couple tends to disregard that most of the time because for them it’s just dating and sex, it’s not about ethnicity,” says Wu.