One thing that really excites me about this blog is that it will be a collaborative effort between my husband and I. What I love most about Jarvis is that we are incredibly different in many ways, and sometimes our differences pose quite the challenge.
To be quite honest, I’m surprised that I still chose to date outside of my race after my first few interracial relationships. Those relationships all ended because they weren’t strong enough to overcome our differences. From families disapproving (on both sides), to different religions (Hindu and a non-practicing Christian), to different gender-role expectations (I was expected to be submissive and obedient…quite the opposite of who I am). My relationships with white men were not as complicated in those areas.
The first time I ever met Jarvis, I knew he would probably be the one that I married. I really can’t tell you…
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