Interracial Weddings Confirm that Love Can Cross Borders

interracial weddings

Interracial weddings have had a knock-on effect on the wedding industry. The recent royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, now known as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, has sparked our curiosity about mixed relationships and marriages.

And two things for certain, love can cross borders and is colour blind. Although reported that Harry’s and Meghan’s marriage ceremony was “a little less deference, a lot more diversity” most weddings look pretty much the same. And mixed marriages are proving that love has no colour.

Marriage gives every man and woman, regardless of race, creed and religion (including white men) the opportunity to marry who they want, where, when and how. In any event, if you like the idea of interracial weddings or want to know why they are popular than ever. Read the following links about black women who like white men.

6 Reasons Why Interracial Weddings Are More Popular Than Ever

interracial weddings | interlace fingers of a mixed race couple

Interlaced | After strolling Key West, Florida, for several hours, Marline and I took some time in our stateroom to get pictures of our rings. We tried several poses, but we liked this one the best. It was Marline’s idea to interlace the fingers.

Main image: Juliano-alves | above Wil C. Fry 

1. Civil marriage and interracial couples

Firstly, a civil wedding ceremony is a legal marriage between two consenting adults of any race, colour, creed or sexual orientation. Performed, recorded and acknowledged by a government official, it’s popular among couples. And such a marriage service can be led by a religious body, humanist celebrant and recognised by your country of residence.


Does he really date black girls or did he just watch Black Panther on Blu-Ray this weekend? Contrary to popular belief, black women like white men. My first love was, unsurprisingly, a 20-something white boy who loved Mario Kart, thought Olive Garden was spicy. Read more @


I’d associated being naked with being vulnerable, with being open to exploitation and judgement. So when he asked me to stand before him naked, I had a flicker of doubt and fear. But I did it anyway because this was an experience that I’d chosen. Read more @


Additionally, Cheryl Y. Judice is the author of Interracial Marriages Between Black Women and White Men, (2008) the first academic text published on the experiences of black women in interracial marriages. She is a professor in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. Read more @


So, You’re a White Man Who Wants to Date a Black Woman…First of all, I applaud your ambition. Of all the interracial configurations available to you, the black woman to white man grouping is the most charged. You’re certainly on brand with the confidence level or on brand with your obliviousness to the situation. Read more @


Lastly, dating white guys (if you’re not white) isn’t rocket science, it’s been going on for centuries. At Grazia you can read about the things you only know when you date them. “As FKA Twigs gets flak for courting Robert Pattinson, we take a look at how people in this country deal |can’t deal with inter-racial couples… I’m black or brown, depending on who you ask, and I mainly date white guys”. Get more @

Interracial weddings

‘The US African-american bridal industry is quite different. Basically, they are more inclusive in terms of wide range of ethnic diversity in the ‘mainstream’ bridal industry, catwalks, blogs and publications. Source:

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