Interracial Weddings Confirm that Love Can Cross Borders

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Interracial weddings are transforming the definition of marriage. Aiming to push the boundaries of the mainstream wedding industry, blended marriage traditions add to the uniqueness and beauty of your big day. But, are you in a mixed raced relationship?

Well, if you are then you’ve heard about the recent nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.  Basically, exciting times are ahead and the triumphant royal family has sparked a major reaction from multicultural couples, wishing to tie the knot.

Moreover,  ceremonial traditions that mirror your different backgrounds enhance the celebration of diversity. Source: wedding planners – Maggie Daniels & Carrie Loveless. Marriage gives everyone, regardless of race, creed and religion (including white men) the opportunity to marry who they want, where, when and how.

So, getting back to my question are you in a mixed raced relationship? Read more about interracial weddings and about black women who like white men.

6 Reasons Why Interracial Weddings Are More Popular Than Ever

black man in long-sleeved shirt holding white woman's pinky fingerMain image: Juliano-alves | above Jasmine Wallace Carter

1. Civil marriage and interracial couples

Firstly, although most weddings look pretty much the same, mixed marriages are proving that love has no colour. And a civil wedding is a legal marriage between two consenting adults of any race, colour, creed or sexual orientation. Delivered, recorded and acknowledged by a government official, it’s very popular. And such a divine service can be led by a religious body, celebrant and recognised by your country of residence.


Actually, love can cross borders and is colour blind. But, does he really date black girls? Well, he is a brave and an extremely extraordinary man. But, he could just enjoy watching Black Panther on Blu-Ray every 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 @


Actually, a digital publication has some extraordinary bold stories about mixed raced relationships. Read this, “I’d associated being naked with vulnerability, exploitation and judgement. So, when the white guy asked me, a black woman to stand before him naked, I felt scared. But I did it because it was a liberating experience.


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 @

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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 @

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‘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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