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Couples' Stories

These are stories contributed by real interracial, multicultural, international, and interfaith couples. You can contribute your own story, but make sure you login or register first.

Sue-Ellen

Mon, 09/21/2009 - 5:10am -- Sue-Ellen
Province/Region/State (if you are outside of the U.S.A.): 
London
Age: 
29
Occupation: 
IT

I am happy to say I got married on August 12th in India to my partner Nathan who is British Jamaican. :) We have had a up and down journey but we have come through and are still going. 

Indian society have a judgmental view of black ppl unfortunately, this is due to many things, the ill educated understanding of black ppl by Indian ppl and also the media stereotype of black ppl amongst other things. 

Nicole & Shaun

Wed, 09/09/2009 - 2:05am -- nbernard
Age: 
30
Occupation: 
Mom/Student

Shaun and I have been happily married for a little over 5 years. I'm proud of our relationship and don't understand the stigma that often comes with dating/marrying outside of your race. I love my life and my husband and the beautiful daughter that joined our family last year. She is a lasting testament to our love and super cute too. Don't mean to toot my own horn but....TOOT TOOT. :)

Amy

Mon, 06/15/2009 - 12:29pm -- Amy
Age: 
44
Occupation: 
Blogger....www.themanyshadesoflove.blogspot.com

When two people come together it's normally because they have fallen in love, and in a perfect world "love conquers all." Now, when two people from different races and backgrounds come together it's also because they have fallen in love and once again "love conquers all," right? My husband and I come from different races and backgrounds and did fall in love 17 years ago, married 16 years ago, had a daughter 14 years ago and just so happen to be black (my husband) and white (me). Is this the end of the story...not by a long shot, actually it is just the beginning.

Wei and Omar

Mon, 06/15/2009 - 2:41am -- omomoweiwei
Age: 
25
Occupation: 
Graduate student

Omar and I met at college perk coffeehouse, a very indie/hippie coffeehouse (it is a real house) near campus. We were both frequent goers of that place, and on August 17, 2007, we happened to be there at the same time :) He was studying in the room my firend and I wanted. I kept looking into the room till he invited us to share it. A week later we met again, still at the coffeehouse. I added him on facebook, and he asked me out on a date.

Kori

Fri, 06/12/2009 - 9:44pm -- kfm924
Age: 
35
Occupation: 
Child Care Provider

My husband and I have been happily married for 12+ years. We were married in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the same state that the Lovings wanted to marry in.

We are an interracial couple with 3 multiracial sons.

Tami H.

Fri, 06/12/2009 - 6:18am -- tj_howard03
Age: 
27
Occupation: 
CSA

My husband and I met through Yahoo! Personals in November 2001. I was living in Fresno, and he is from L.A. It started out as friendship only. I let him know from the beginning that I wasn't looking to rush into a relationship just yet, and I wanted him to know me and vice-versa. For the next three months, it seemed like a fairytale. He would call during work and leave voicemails telling me how much he couldn't wait to see me, just saying sweet nothings throughout the day. When we talked at night, his voice was so soothing and beautiful, I felt like I had known him forever.

Amy B Melvin

Mon, 06/08/2009 - 9:32am -- AmyMelvin
Age: 
43
Occupation: 
Massage Therapist

MIchael "Mick" Melvin and I met in college and dated for a couple of years starting in 1986. After college we went our separate ways.

In 2006 we reconnected at an Alumni event and started dating again. I say it's all about timing and it really is!! What we weren't ready for then we were both available and ready for later! We married in 2008, 20 years after we graduated college!

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