QOTW: Asian Guy Introduces White Girlfriend to Family as a Friend

Posted by Christelyn, 03 Jun

When it comes to interracial relations, most parents have no qualms with the children having friends outside their race - even if they are of the opposite sex - UNTIL he or she says they are dating; then the disapproval checks in. We all know what our parent's expectations are when it comes to the people we are dating.

Well, this Asian guy has been dating this White chick for a year and a half and they seem to be in love. But when he talks about the girlfriend to his parents, he hides the fact that they are dating and says she is his friend because the parents are not comfortable with their son dating interracially. This lovely lady shares her concerns in our question this week; seeking advice on how to deal with this:

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Christelyn Karazin is the co-author of Swirling: How to Date, Mate and Relate, Mixing Race, Culture and Creed. She also operates the popular blog, Beyond Black & White, and operate the first forum dedicated to black women interested and/or involved in interracial relationships.

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  1.   NYGriego says:
    Posted: 30 Jun

    "I started throwin' bass, she started throwin' back mid-range But when I sprung the question, she acted kind of strange Then when I asked, "Do ya have a man?" She tried to pretend She said, "No I don't, I only have a friend" Come on, I'm not even goin' for it This is what I'm goin' sing Youuuuuuu, you got what I neeeeeeed, but you say he's just a friend And you say he's just a friend" She's a FWB, case closed.

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