Of course, there are times when strangers on the street are openly hostile.Their eyes really do fill with hate at the sight of interracial couples.It’s quite common for members of interracial couples to notice similar couples. Consider what happened to a reader of the popular blog
Point out that mixed-race kids who are raised in loving homes and allowed to embrace all sides of their heritage don’t fare any worse than other children.
Let them know that interracial couples appear in the Bible, such as Moses and his Ethiopian wife.
You can’t exactly have a meaningful dialogue about race relations with a passerby.
Moreover, your choice of mate is absolutely no one’s concern but yours.
The reader recalled that the couple behaved defensively as soon as they saw her, likely because they’ve heard that black women are hostile to pairs of white women and black men.
The reader and the couple passed by without incident but a few minutes later crossed paths again.
This time the couple was shocked to see her with her white date.
They’d assumed the worst, when, in fact, this particular black woman was not only accepting of interracial couples but in a mixed relationship herself.
Perhaps people are staring because they consider you a particularly attractive couple.