Carolyn hax interracial dating

There are things about dating outside one’s race that run deeper than allegations of disloyalty and a few nasty looks when you walk down the street together.

On top of the unavoidably awkward dynamics of a new romance comes unfamiliarity with the other person’s culture that often manifests itself as pure ignorance.

But on the subject of infidelity I find her particularly tone deaf.

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He asked what I wanted to do when I got older but barely said two words during dinner.

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– Lauren, 29 •I dated this mixed girl who was raised by her white mother and the white side of her family. One time I too described my hair as “curly,” and she corrected me. I asked if she even knew what a “nap” was, and she quickly replied “black people hair.” I asked her how she’d describe her own locks, and she said “good hair.” I nearly lost it.

– Alexis, 23 •I once dated a guy who was half Dominican and half Puerto Rican.

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