Open your mind and your heart to the possibilities for love. Neither of you should see the other as a chief ambassador or racial educator for your group.Be aware that there may be cultural differences about certain things like flirting. As people of colour, we are very used to being the ones who are discriminated against.Dating can be awkward enough already when dating people from your culture so you can definitely expect awkward moments when bridging ethnicities.
However, as human beings we all make pre-judgements against each other. Singles looking to mingle are increasingly crossing cultures to find their perfect partners on dating sites. You may be from one culture and your potential honey is from another. (Think swirled ice cream on a cone.) Mixed ethnicity families are on the rise in the UK (source: BBC), and according to The Guardian, nearly 1 in 10 people in England and Wales are in inter-ethnic relationships.Just because you’ve dated one person of a specific race doesn’t mean everyone from their background is the same. Remember that there’s a lot of diversity in any culture. Race is not a part of you getting to know each other.There’s no need to dwell on it as a topic before you even get to know each other. We are all much more than the colour of skin we were born with.Perhaps, they only take you to inconspicuous places in one part of town. Anyone who is ashamed of being seen with you does not deserve to date you, whatever the story. Choose someone worthy of the wonderful person you are.