Interracial Weddings | How to Celebrate Love Beyond Borders

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Interracial weddings and multicultural relationships confirm that opposites attract but similarities bind and unconditional love can cross borders. But, are you in a multiracial partnership? A personal marriage ceremony service is perfect for blending your ethical principles and key values.

What’s more, all those things you learnt from your parents about marriage can be incorporated into your wedding. Like your cultural differences, personal beliefs and idiosyncrasies. For example, the awesome music you love to listen to on a Sunday morning.

In truth, this adds to the beauty of your unique celebrations. But how do you plan an unforgettable event?

Face it, your feelings count. Therefore you are responsible for the language, style and traditions that illustrate and reflect your love story in a one-of-a-kind way.

Before I go on, let’s clear up what I mean about interracial weddings. For instance, it’s  about being proud and putting yourselves on a pedestal. It is about you acknowledging your right as a mixed-race couple to celebrate your love.

In other words, multicultural relationships is about accepting one another. And you should enjoy being you, appreciate each other and embrace your faults, laughter lines and happy smiles.

 Interracial Weddings | How to survive the big day!

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Opposites attract but similarities bind | Jena & Robin – Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Amsterdam            Courtesy of

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Bishop Michael Curry’s deliciously empowering speech 

So, did you hear the enlightening and commendable speech of Bishop Michael Curry’s at the bi-cultural nuptials of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex [Harry & Meghan]? Well, it sparked a major reaction and raised a few eyebrows.

So, getting back to my question how do you plan to celebrate love beyond borders? Read more about the following:

  • Wedding speech ideas
  • Personal wedding vows
  • Interracial weddings
  • And white women who desire to marry black men [and visa versa]. See below…

1. Civil marriage

Firstly, if you are a multicultural who wish to tie the knot the powerful speech by Bishop Michael Curry might have given you inspiration. Coupled with that you could  desire a [non] religious wedding day that mirrors your different backgrounds and cultural heritage.

2. Loving union

Secondly, planning your mixed-race marriage service proves that love has no colour. Even though most [non] religious weddings look pretty much the same, a legal-binding marriage between two consenting adults of a different race may pose a challenge. But, it doesn’t have to be that way.

3. Non-judgemental

Move over antiquated traditions and hello modern day values. Regardless of your colour, creed or religious beliefs an experienced celebrant can deliver, acknowledge and bless your loving partnership. What is a celebrant? A non-judgemental marriage officiant of [non] religious wedding ceremonies.

4. Be naughty

Actually, love is colour blind. But, how do you stay true to yourself? How do you plan a blissful and meaningful wedding? What about a dreamy and naughty honeymoon? Well, be creative with your vows make them sound like your amazing personalities. A splash of diversity has a powerful impact on your guests. So, take a leaf out of the triumphant royal family. Be playful and shake up the mainstream wedding readings.

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Abundance is Love: The marriage ceremony is of the utmost importance for family and kids

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5. Interracial weddings

Equally important, be inspired by this real wedding. The wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Müller took place at an exquisite country estate in the heart of the Netherlands. Furthermore, this charming and extremely attractive couple planned a timeless marriage ceremony. Moreover, it was a sensational event and one of the most happiest experiences of their lives.

6. Black brides & white men

Additionally, Cheryl Y. Judice is the author of Interracial Marriages Between Black Women and White Men. And she published the first academic text on the experiences of black women in interracial marriages. In addition, she is a professor in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University.

Marriage gives everyone, regardless of race, colour, creed and religion the freedom to marry who they want, where, when and how.

7. No discrimination

So, whether you host an intimate or large wedding it can be customised. Oh yes, it’s tailor-maid to your ethnic and cultural heritage wishes. And with your strong family ties designing your own special celebrations will enrich your traditional values. Another thing, by creating something uniquely distinctive you’ll forge everlasting memories.

8. Speech tips and more

How do you present your speech and set a precedent? Well, a meaningful wedding speech with confidence, authority and humor warms the coldest hearts. Moreover, in the footsteps of Meghan Markle you impress everyone with your skills. But you want to get it right? Easy peasy, use top presentation tips from the father of bride.

9. Sensational interracial weddings

Lastly, exciting times are ahead and you can transform the definition of marriage. So, break with archaic traditions. In fact, create a new ceremony that highlights your different backgrounds and originality. Moreover, the key to planning the perfect nuptials is to push boundaries. In a word get wedding inspiration from others like you. Celebrate love beyond borders!

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About Clover Jean: I'm a Londoner based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Being a specialist celebrant | marriage officiant | wedding ceremonies MC with a gospel & soul choir is rewarding work. So, my guilty pleasures are fine dining, travel hotspots and on-line retail therapy. What's yours? Get in touch, via Instagram #cloverjeanamsterdam or Facebook. LIKE, SHARE, SPREAD THE LOVE & see you soon!

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