Dating can be awkward enough already when dating people from your culture so you can definitely expect awkward moments when bridging ethnicities.
Take it all in stride and focus on seeing whether your values align, and you feel compatible and positive when you’re together.
Perhaps, they only take you to inconspicuous places in one part of town. Anyone who is ashamed of being seen with you does not deserve to date you, whatever the story. Choose someone worthy of the wonderful person you are.
If anyone approaches you saying, “it has always been my fantasy to date someone like you,” they are just seeking to experiment. There is a difference between someone who has never dated interracially but is interested in you, and someone just looking to experiment. Other people may have issues with your choice of who to love.
What do you all think are the attitudes towards interracial dating in the UK?
Interracial marriage is a form of marriage outside a specific social group (exogamy) involving spouses who belong to different socially-defined races or racialized ethnicities.
For example, some cultures may seem more ‘aggressive’ than others. After all, racism is still alive and well in our supposedly post-racial times.
However, as human beings we all make pre-judgements against each other.
(This share does not take into account the “interethnic” marriages between Hispanics and non-Hispanics).
And, most Americans say they approve of racial or ethnic intermarriage – not just in the abstract, but in their own families.