Interacial dating pros and cons

Unfortunately, these dissimilarities which begin to become insignificant to the couple are glaring to their families and society.The couple is frequently reminded that they are two separate people from different cultures that should not belong together.Israelis and Palestinians are supposed to be fierce enemies, so the fact that their daughter was dating an enemy is the reason for the disappointment and outrage in her family.When society is against an individual, their family is supposed to be there to support them, but in this case the weight of society’s beliefs outweigh their family’s desire to stand behind them.Besides society influencing parents of mixed couples in the past, society continues to directly put pressure on mixed couples.“When…Taye Diggs and…Idina Menzel received death threats last year that mentioned their biracial marriage, it served as an unpleasant reminder that mixed-race couples are still confronted by prejudice – sometimes in aggressive forms” (Spencer 132).People can be quick to judge, and mixed couples often do not gain support right away, if they ever do gain support from their friends and family.While families are usually somewhat against intermarriage, society is what puts the most pressure on mixed couples.

Again, similarly to the Asian-Caucasian couple, their father showed disapproval of their relationship based on past experience or teachings.

It is understandable to see why a black parent would be uneasy about their daughter dating a white male when they grew up in an era where they were put down by white people.

It will take time before hard times are forgotten and mixed couples can gain immediate support from their families.

He was afraid that his daughter would experience the same racism and discrimination he had gone through, and thus did not want his daughter to have relations with a Caucasian.

His behavior is understandable considering his past encounters with whites, and this is one of the reasons parents are apprehensive about intermarriage.

While there are many adverse factors towards intermarriage, there are many facts and figures pointing towards an increasing acceptance of mixed couples.

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