The idea of dating interracially to gain social status may seem peculiar.After all, interracial couples face discrimination that may lead to distinct disadvantages.You’ve dated a long line of losers—deadbeats, cheaters, manipulators.They all belonged to your racial group, so you figure you’ll have better luck dating someone of a different race.The advice presented may not be right for you and should not be relied upon in making decisions about your health. Links to other Web sites are not affiliated with California State University, Fullerton and may or may not express the views of the University.The University cannot verify and is not responsible for the accuracy of any information found on these sites.
As time goes on, society will become more accustomed to the mixing of races.Helpful Tools for a Biracial/Interracial Relationship The decision has been made and you plan to pursue a relationship with a person of a different race/culture/ethnicity/religion.Be realistic about the relationship and think about both challenges and benefits of the relationship.Whether they’re instantly suspect or think he’s cool, he better prepare for some teasing. Their personal struggles have nothing to do with you. Image Source: You are a smart, attractive, well-educated black woman.You wince every time they call him “the white boy” or ask why he likes chocolate, but you’ll just have to talk to them about that later. He’s going to feel some sort of way if he finds out you’ve been spilling his tea in the street. You should really be dating a smart, attractive, well-educated black man. Image Source: Sometimes brothers take it hard when they see you out with someone for the other team.