He was afraid that his daughter would experience the same racism and discrimination he had gone through, and thus did not want his daughter to have relations with a Caucasian.His behavior is understandable considering his past encounters with whites, and this is one of the reasons parents are apprehensive about intermarriage.Unfortunately, these dissimilarities which begin to become insignificant to the couple are glaring to their families and society.
Interracial relationships have come a long way and are now more prevalent than ever before, especially in a city like Vancouver.
An increasingly globalized world has resulted in diverse and culturally tolerable societies, where men and women are looking past skin color, religion and race, when choosing their significant other.
Personally, it seems to me that marrying a foreigner could be an exciting adventure, and despite the variety of special, new and strange issues it might arise, it could be though, interesting and challenging.
However, it is good to bear in mind that these apparently refreshing traits of challenging relationships may often become a source of frustration, conflict, misunderstanding and hurt.
However, this doesn’t hide the fact that interracial relationships are faced with an additional set of challenges that same-race relationships are not.