Rather than focus on blogging about this fruitless subject, I began to think about why these are such hotbed topics to begin with.Why is it, on the heels of 2012, are we so fascinated with racial distinctiveness, yet not interested at all in what unites us?Interracial couples consisting of two people who belong to racial minority groups are largely overlooked in the mainstream culture.
This review of the myths that shroud interracial couples indicate that romance across the color line remains a source of stigma.
Arguably the biggest myth about interracial couples is that such pairings always involve a white person and a person of color.
Nonetheless, interracial couples of color have been the inspiration for films such as “Mississippi Masala,” in which Denzel Washington plays a character who falls in love with a South Asian woman.
Moreover, the comedy “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle” paired the Korean-American protagonist up with a Latina love interest.
With a divorce rate of well over one-third, we all have a lot on our plate when it comes to maintaining a healthy relationship.
But still, interracial romantic relationships present a whole new set of challenges.
If you would like to read about the exact procedure J. Huang and I used to calculate these numbers, visit the Statistical Methodology page.
These are certainly a lot of numbers to consider and as I mentioned above, each model presents a different proportion.
After all, not every white father — or parent — has the same opinion on the Asian boyfriend.