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Interracial Dating Among Christian Singles

Post date: 2007-01-13

Interracial dating is no longer taboo in today’s society, as witnessed by the many interracial dating service websites. However, dating across racial and ethnic lines still remains a controversial subject in some quarters.

While Christian single interacial dating or married couples can live peacefully in most urban societies of the world, they may still be stigmatized in rural areas, and sadly even within the confines of their own church and family.

Therefore, any single Christian thinking about interracial dating should prepare for success by asking themselves the following questions:
Interracial Dating Question Checklist

* What would your family and friends say if you told them you were dating someone from a different race or ethnicity?
* If family and friends react negatively to interracial dating, what would be your response?
* How will you and your interracial date respond to societal disapproval and outright racism? Prejudices could come in forms ranging from staring at a restaurant or church, to ostracizing and outright physical threats.
* Have you and your interracial dating partner openly discussed cultural differences, and their implications if the dating relationship were to culminate in marriage?

Openly and honestly go over the above questions first by yourself, and then together with your interracial dating interest. This excercise will give you an indication of whether or not this interracial dating relationship could be successful.

The longest lasting interracial dating relationships and marriages are those which are able to weave the best of both cultures into unison with each other.

Finally, despite the increase in the number of interracial dating singles, many find it difficult to meet others in their everyday walk of life.This one of the several reasons why online interacial dating sites and services have become popular.

Just in case you were wondering, all of the dating services reviewed on Christian Dating Service PLUS! have large search databases that makes finding an interracial date in your local area an easier task.

If have dated or are dating someoneone from a different ethnic or cultural background, please consider helping other singles by sharing your experiences with interracial dating.