But in the absence of tangible “you’re hurting yourself and risking life-long sorrow” reasons? Good parenting means giving your kids the tools to make good decisions, NOT making decisions for them.EVERY SINGLE HAPPY PERSON I KNOW is happy because of independent choices – not predetermined plans foisted upon them by overbearing parents.This makes no sense, but many people still hold on to this. From a personal perspective, I never saw interracial relationships as problematic…in spite of having grown up in a place and time where it was relatively rare (although this is, thankfully, no longer the case).
Well this is not untrue…but it also doesn’t tell the entire story. So what I really have an issue with is the improper application and use of stereotypes.
Rather than focus on blogging about this fruitless subject, I began to think about why these are such hotbed topics to begin with.
Why is it, on the heels of 2012, are we so fascinated with racial distinctiveness, yet not interested at all in what unites us?
If they’re the CHOSEN people, they’re likely to look upon others as NOT chosen people. Maybe he’s got a tattoo of a skull over his left eye.
Okay, so, maybe I’m making religion the unfair scapegoat for your parents’ judgment of your boyfriend, without any real context. There are some genuine concerns that parents can have about who’s dating their daughter.