They hated him because he is black At the end of August, my husband and I will celebrate 12 years of marriage, but the years leading up to the so-called happiest day of my life were the most challenging years I’ve ever been through.
One of these difficult challenges is brought up in Brandon’s question here.
Brandon asked: How do you have a bf/gf relationship with the opposite sex without worrying about their race or skin color becoming a problem?
I consistently lied about where I was going and who I was going out with. My husband understood why I kept him a secret from my family, but he didn’t really get it.
He thought meeting my parents would play out like the movies (see #1).
My family was the only Asian-American family in our small, rural town in the south.