"I have had people come up to me and tried to stop me from picking her up.I’ve had people straight out ask me who her father is." 10."Everyone had to explain that he was in fact part of our group and no, he wasn’t trying to cut us...." 2.When couple pics require more work than you’re used to. Taking selfies in the sun is a bitch," says Reddit user ehs5.When your kids aren’t sure of how to self-identify. Children go through stages of self-identifying white or Asian," says Reddit user unreplicate. One kid is obviously of ambiguous ethnic heritage and the other is blond hair and blue-eyed ..."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 into Asian culture." your kids. I never thought I would have to explain to my daughter that she is really my daughter," says Reddit user gamerplays.
Reddit user PM_ME_UNIFORMS, a white woman married to a Southeast Asian man, explains, "The worst part for me is the number of people (OK, women) who, after learning I’m married to an Asian guy, say something along the lines of ’Oh, I couldn’t, I’ve just never been attracted to Asian men!When you can be harassed just for being in public together."We were around a liberal town right outside NJ (New Hope) and we were spit on by a motorcyclist on his way out of main street," says Reddit user Zeroeh, a white man with a black wife.Like I know that Egyptian/Native is uncommon, but it was like the people asking that had never even seen people from the backgrounds they were guessing." 7.When people hit on you or your significant other because they don’t think you’re a couple. people assume we are never together in lines, at bars, or social events (can’t tell you the amount of times men openly hit on me right next to my husband)," says Reddit user bflowyngz.When you have to deal with "jokes" about your race. When people try to "guess" your partner’s ethnicity.Reddit user Banana Twinkie, an Asian woman, describes meeting her husband’s father, who is of German descent. "I’m a white woman married to a man who’s half Egyptian and half Native ...When you’re surprised by who accepts you as a couple and who doesn’t.A white woman married to a South-Asian woman, Reddit user breakingupishard22, says, "The only thing that’s ever stood out to me is that people are always surprised that her Muslim parents are cooler with us than my white atheist parents."The picture either turns out way too dark or way too bright." 3.When you both have to adjust to a few linguistic differences.