Parents on interracial dating
He sounded very stressed; he said that we could no longer stay with him because his mother had been recently mugged by a black man and would not stand to have a black man in the house.
He felt so bad that he said he would pay for a hotel.
I am Asian-American, and my college (and post-college) boyfriend was (and still is, I guess) half black and half white.
We were driving cross-country one summer with two other friends, staying with whomever we could to save money.
I can't say I'm sure it was just a race thing.
I was starting my career then and felt like he wanted someone more successful and established for his only daughter. I pretty much have dated Latinas and black girls since then.
Of course, there are always the people who meet us for the first time and automatically assume the odds stacked against us. Wow." But what those people see in us says far more about who they are than it does about who we are.
Each generation can only try to make fewer mistakes than the last. I never thought I had a type, but I had also never dated anyone who wasn't white before I met my current girlfriend.
When I first saw her (and her smile), I was smitten.
I had never in my life even come across these, but I knew that if I wanted the dad to approve of me I had to at least try.
Luckily, my motor skills were on fire and I didn't make a fool out of myself.