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Interracial dating realtionship advice

Dear April Masini," I am a 35 year old, single, African American mom who has been dating a 38 year old white man who wants children and has just asked me to marry him.

Among the topics we had to discuss were things like: This is all stuff you need to talk about.

Are there particular holidays at which attendance is not optional?

He wasn’t expecting Christenings to be such a Big Deal, but attendance upon the latest family addition to wear the century-old heirloom Christening gown is mandatory.

Think hard about random little expectations of married couples in your family or ethnic group and give your partner a heads-up about what they should expect. There is nothing more awful than committing a grievous violation of family etiquette by accident.

Although, as a college student you may not be thinking of marriage yet this book can help explain the issues related to interracial relationships.

Below is a list she calls "trouble spots" in such marriages.

• Incorporating aspects of the culture/race/religion into you daily life. • Having an incredible experience with someone you love and respect. An important step when dating someone, especially in a biracial or interracial relationship is to talk about each others values and beliefs.

• By example teaching others around you that the relationship is like any other, with challenges but worth it.

Marriage is a very serious proposition, under any circumstances, and I think that you are very wise to thoroughly examine the challenges you may face instead of jumping in without looking.

We all know how important texting is to interracial relationship and keeping a conversation flowing nicely is very important because failure to do so can raise a few red flags.

There is a great deal of diversity within a culture.