Dating outside race
Moses was married to a Cushite (Ethiopian) woman (Numbers 12:1-16), and God was angry with Aaron and Miriam for criticizing that marriage.The Hebrews were forbidden to marry Canaanites and other pagan peoples (Exodus -16; Deuteronomy 7:1-3).There is nothing in the Bible saying it is wrong to date or marry a person of a different race.There are a few incidental mentions of race in the Bible (e.g., that Ethiopian's skin was different, Jeremiah ), but there is nothing saying one race is superior to another.Since the rise of Free Speed Dating Website, psychologists can easily access information to test their theories.It was found in many psychological studies that female being more selective about their partners in general.Even before I met my husband, I dated outside my race.
I’m lucky my husband and I eventually had a happy ending, but we had some rough times.
Telling your family is the scariest thing you’ll ever do. Parents get mad but they hug and say, “As long as you’re happy.” I”m calling bullshit on this. My husband and I went through many years of tears and heartache.
I seriously debated telling my parents, “Mom, Dad, I’m a lesbian. While I would never wish it on anyone, I’m happy that we stuck through the tough times. And my cousins didn’t see the big deal about my dating a black man.
At least it was for me because I wasn’t allowed to date yet. It takes a lot of energy (and lies) to hide your relationship. It allowed me plenty of freedom, as long as my grades were good (sorry about that C in Calculus mom and dad).
Classmates, both white and black, would walk up to me in the hallway and whisper conspiratorially, “I think it’s pretty cool what you’re doing, but I could never, ever do it.” Um, do what? When I met my husband in college, we were delighted to discover that our parents’ homes were in the same metro area. Once during spring break, I ran into him at a local Wal-mart and immediately turned around and walked back to the next aisle where my mother and sister were shopping. During our winter and spring break, my husband and I wanted to see each other as much as possible.