Dating interracially with misguided motives will inevitably lead to problems.You’ve dated a long line of losers—deadbeats, cheaters, manipulators.
Farr defied her parents’ dating rules because she formed genuine connections with men from minority backgrounds.Some people, in contrast, flout their parents’ wishes simply to rebel.By getting to know one another, you’ll also discover insecurities and baggage stemming from previous broken relationships.If infidelity was an issue, reassure your partner by taking extra steps to show your loyalty and respect for him/her.Hispanic Dating: Faith and Tradition Even if your Hispanic date isn’t specifically religious, his/her family may have a faith association.
Be careful about how you approach discussions on religion, especially if your own ideas may come across as cynical.Many parents tell children outright which racial groups they approve of them dating and which racial groups they forbid them to date. Now married to a Korean-American man, Farr had been told growing up that her boyfriends could only be German, Irish, French or Jewish."No blacks and no Puerto Ricans, though, or you are out of my house," Farr recalled her mother saying.Farr did go on to date black and Puerto Rican men, however, and her parents came around.Learn about your date’s relationship with both faith and cultural traditions and discover if you’re spiritually compatible.Respect what you don’t know, ask questions, and be honest about your own relationship with God, faith, and tradition.They all belonged to your racial group, so you figure you’ll have better luck dating someone of a different race.