Interracial Marriages

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Interracial Marriages


Is love blind? That is the question! In today's society there is a lot of controversies
over interracial marriages and dating. Interracial couples may have recently become very
popular. An interracial marriage is defined as the marriage or unity of two heterosexual
people, each of different races. In today's world it is happening more and more despite
that many people do in fact disapprove of it and it does have an effect on the children
and other family members.


As a starting point, let us make it clear that there are no references in scripture that
forbid interracial marriages, although some people take scriptures out of context to prove
otherwise. While in the past, people were more likely to stick with their own kind;
society has seen a significant growth in interracial relationships. By integrating with
different cultures and nationalities, we are doing away with hate, racism, and prejudice.
The most common type of interracial marriage is where a black male marries a white female.
According to the book in 1990, 46 percent of marriages were interracial. It is a fact that
most interracial married people live far away from their families. Two people from two
different backgrounds will likely experience a significant number of challenges and
communication barriers. With different cultures come different customs. With different
customs come misunderstandings. With misunderstandings come pain and grief.

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