They may react strongly to certain things you don’t, and could care less about others you might expect them to.
Instead of judging how your significant other feels by how you think they feel, accept it as it is.
Just be aware that the person you’re dating may be sensitive about subjects to which you just can’t relate.
It’s usually only a problem with people outside of the relationship.
This sounds like a typical Romeo & Juliet kind of scenario.
Besides, at the end of the day, your partner is just a person.
Sometimes it may seem like everything is working against you just to make relationships even more difficult. If you only knew what people went through in their own lives, you’d see how challenging all relationships can be.
Focus on the thickness of your skin, not necessarily the color You may want to work on toughening up for the inevitable issues you will face together.
One day, someone will surely make an offensive comment, or you’ll hear from an extended family member who doesn’t fully approve.
There’s no need to walk on eggshells – and why would you want to in a relationship anyway?
– but being understanding about their point of view can only strengthen the relationship.
Some interracial relationships are bound to be more racially charged and “eventful” than others, like when a Caucasian man dates an African-American woman in the South, or a Mexican woman falls for an Indian man who comes from a traditional family.