My grandmother left her entire world behind that allowed me the privilege and freedom to not think twice about doing the same thing some 60 years later.
This month we bring you a Algerian-French, Muslim-Christian couple who has seen it all; from racism and prejudice to parental opposition to learning from each other and of course, cultural integration. Meet 62-year-old Naima and 66-year-old Jean Pierre.
Our March ‘How We Met’ couple is no ordinary interfaith, mixed race couple. Having first met online, at their first face-to-face meeting, upon learning about their different religions, they even wondered how a Jew and a Muslim relationship would ever work successfully. Get to know Rorri Geller- Mohamed and Arif Mohamed.
Intercultural couples are outliers in a world where most marry within their racial and ethnic groups. As border-crossing trailblazers, they encompass an element of rebelliousness in their willingness to deviate from social pressures. Here are tips on how to really communicate successfully in such relationships.
It’s important to know who you are, your values, your non-negotiables and never beg for acceptance. Get to know Patricia and Wyatt, our How We Met couple for January. From
An African-American and Indian love story that transcends race, stereotypes, and prejudice. Get to know our December How We Met couple, Nikita and Sachin Gupta.
This month, meet Shavonne and Gaston in an American-Argentinian love story about navigating long distances, cultures, foods, and celebrations.
All couples have communication problems but intercultural couples may have unique reasons that contribute to the hows and whys of them arguing differently. When two people come together, they bring their distinct personalities, temperaments, coping styles, and life experiences. Even the most similar individuals within the same culture will have very different frames of reference,…
I am often met with a “knowing look” when I (a Chinese American female) share that my husband is Jewish. “Oh yeah, that’s a thing,” says [insert well-meaning person’s name]. And you know, according to all sorts of sources—including the New York Times—it does seem to be a thing. I’m one-half of a “marriage trend” that’s…
This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the historic Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia, which overturned state laws prohibiting interracial marriage based on the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment. This milestone, and the compelling story of Mildred and Richard Loving is emblematic of the adversity and challenges experienced by interracial couples as…