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Would you feel funny if you son or daughter wanted to marry someone of a differe

  1. Abrushing1968 profile image81
    Abrushing1968posted 5 years ago

    Would you feel funny if you son or daughter wanted to marry someone of a different race? why?

    This question is aimed more at African Americans and Caucasians

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  2. Faith Reaper profile image89
    Faith Reaperposted 5 years ago

    No, as a Christian, I am called to love everyone.  I am not a racist.  In His Love, Faith Reaper

    1. Abrushing1968 profile image81
      Abrushing1968posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Well said.

  3. Nikki Major profile image61
    Nikki Majorposted 5 years ago

    No ABR..in fact, i encourage it. Not only because i am Christian...but did you know that interracial marriages date back to biblical times? As long as there is profound respect and love between the two..and they consider each other needs before their own..the marriage will be wonderful. Yes, they will have challenges...but if God is that third chord....and this is key...they can make it.

    1. Abrushing1968 profile image81
      Abrushing1968posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Nikki I am glad to hear that.

    2. Nikki Major profile image61
      Nikki Majorposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks ABR!!!...Glad i could help.

  4. dashingscorpio profile image87
    dashingscorpioposted 5 years ago

    Not at all. All that really matters is they are happy.
    Out of curiosity why is the question primarily aimed only at African Americans and Caucasians? It seems like a lot of people only think of those two races when it comes to interracial dating or marriage. Why do we tend to leave out Asian, Latino, Middle Easterns, and Native Americans. They also marry outside of their race.

    1. Abrushing1968 profile image81
      Abrushing1968posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Indeed, in America the racial divide has been the strongest between black and whites. It is here that racism today can be seen still.

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    Fefeeposted 5 years ago

    Funny as in 'ha-ha' funny? (kidding) My answer will probably offend/confuse some of you but I'm speaking from my own personal experiences.  I am female and African American, my first marriage was to someone outside of my race which produced one child.  I think (treading cautiously here) that I would prefer, (wouldn't be the end of the world if he didn't) but I'd like to see him bring home a nice African American girl (or boy whichever the case maybe his father and I have our suspicions)-but let me explain.  I remember being single and searching for a mate (before I married the first and the second time) and how frustrated I was by the lack of eligible, upwardly mobile Black men who dated Black women. After kissing so many frogs I decided to expand my dating pool.  I was lucky both the first and second time around to have met and married great men (yes that is an endorsement for my first husband, it was actually me not him).
    It would be nice for my son to save a Black woman from the anguish I went through but at the end of the day as long as he's happy, I'm thrilled.

    1. Abrushing1968 profile image81
      Abrushing1968posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      What a interesting perspective. Thank you for being honest.

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    kdawsonposted 5 years ago

    No.  I've been married twice, both times to Asians from Asia so I can't really say anything.  I didn't care the least about my parents' approval and I don't expect my children to seek mine.

    1. gmwilliams profile image83
      gmwilliamsposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      A thousand applauses to you!

 
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