Asian parents against interracial dating
Reddit user Banana Twinkie, an Asian woman, describes meeting her husband’s father, who is of German descent. "I’m a white woman married to a man who’s half Egyptian and half Native ...
She says he told her, "’You don’t have to squint, it’s not that dark in here.’ This was meant as a joke and I took it as such since there was not malicious intent, just ignorant joking. The most surprising was how tactless some people are. ’ just sounds so rude and I hear it way too damn often," says Reddit user Catherine Am.
Jackson, Mississippi, and Asheville, North Carolina, tie at 3 percent for the lowest share of intermarried newlyweds.
Intermarriage is rarest in metro areas in southern states (Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and the Carolinas), as well as two metro areas in Pennsylvania. That’s a finding from a new report from the Pew Research Center looking at the state of interracial marriage today. Supreme Court struck down laws against interracial marriage, interracial couples are more common than ever before—especially in cities.Reddit user PM_ME_UNIFORMS, a white woman married to a Southeast Asian man, explains, "The worst part for me is the number of people (OK, women) who, after learning I’m married to an Asian guy, say something along the lines of ’Oh, I couldn’t, I’ve just never been attracted to Asian men!’ This is way worse than the people who ask things like ’does he speak much English?
Overall, there has been a dramatic increase in interracial marriage.