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.
And while some gaffes can be overlooked and corrected with education, others are too painful to ignore or get past.
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Redskins linebacker Lynden Trail usually poses questions to his Facebook followers, but when he asked about interracial dating, Trail got a divisive answer from a football fan.
Look into your husband’s heart, and see whether he has the courage to look there himself.
Dear Carolyn: I went on a vacation years ago with one of my closest friends and her friends.
This grandson flew across the country to surprise his grandmother with the Nat King Cole classic she taught him as a child.Virginia, the Supreme Court case that legalized interracial marriage nationwide, it would seem that the subject of people of different races dating, marrying or having sex would not provoke controversy.But the furious reaction to a story that Newsweek published this week about the popular dating show “The Bachelorette” has certainly proved otherwise.But that’s not how he’s seeing it, obviously, so that’s not his “foremost.”What I’d like to know, and what you need to know to go forward: What at the front of his mind here?Is he worried this choice will make your son’s life harder? Or is he just a freestanding bigot and circumstances never lined up in a way that revealed this to you before?