10 Interracial Couples Share Their Most Painful Encounters

Racism cannot be prevented but it can be stopped. 

10 Interracial Couples Share Their Most Painful Encounters
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It seems like we are still not done with Racism! The racist culture started when people started differentiating each other by their skin tone. It is a complex issue and almost 30 percent of the people are suffering with it.

Racism is still alive and doing well in America and other parts of the world. This social issue started growing after WWII and still exist in the hearts and minds of millions of people from around the world.

Here we brought you some painful encounter Interracial couples shared on Reddit.

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1. When his Asian wife was taking care of children.

Interracial Couples Share Their Most Painful Encounters

"White guy, Asian Wife. Our two kids happen to have red hair. My wife is constantly offered babysitting jobs because people see her taking care of her own children."

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2. When he took his half-Jamaican wife to meet his parents.

Interracial Couples Share Their Most Painful Encounters
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"I took my half-Jamaican wife to see my parents in Wales. Deepest, darkest Wales. We then decided to have a long weekend holiday down there. And it turns out a lot of the locals are still super racist where people started laughing at my wife for not been local."

3. How did his grandma respond looking at his black girlfriend?

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"I'm white and my ex was Black. My grandma wasn't very open-minded; she was against dating people of the same sex or from other races. When she met my girlfriend, she looked at her for a few seconds and then said: "Oh, she's not that Black. She's okay."

4. When he encountered his racist grandmother.

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"I remember the first time I met her grandma, she didn't like me because she had been close with her previous boyfriend. One of the first things she said to me was "you know she's Black, right?" I wanted to go "NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!" and storm out. But something told me she wouldn't get the joke."

5. When this white woman lived with Latino men. 

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"My husband is Latino and I'm as white as they come. Last time we flew, I followed my husband to the TSA agent checking boarding passes. The TSA agent screamed at me and told me to get back in line. I told him we were traveling together. He apologized profusely."

6. When the kid was ashamed of his white mother.

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"My wife is white, I am Asian. I find our children go through alternating stages of self-identifying as either white or Asian. When he was young, my son was annoyed when my wife visited him during school lunch because his friends "found out he had a white mother." Now, older, he is not much interested in Asian culture."

7. When someone thought beyond racism. 

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"He's Black, I'm Asian. There have been strange encounters. A trio of Black guys ogled and went "ooohhh", when we were walking by, for example. Then again, an old Black male security guard came up to us once and said, "Y'all both take care of each other. Don't let anyone get to you." It was very sweet. You get the whole spectrum."

8. When you try to be racist with a couple and their children. 

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"Your babies are gonna be so cute!"


"Mixed babies are so cute!"


"They're gonna have such nice hair!"


"Maybe they'll have his light eyes!"


Please realize how messed up these comments sound, even if you're trying to be supportive.

9. When someone makes a racist remark.

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"I always get told, "well he isn't one of those Mexicans" after someone makes an extremely racist remark before finding out that my fiancé is Mexican, and that his parents legally came here from Mexico."

10. When someone asks you if your son is adopted. 

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"My ex is Black and we have a child together. I can't think of any problems we encountered as a couple, but when my son was a baby if I was alone with him in public, people would frequently ask me when I adopted him. Um... when he came out of my uterus?"

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