Reader cellblock131 wrote, "I am Hispanic and married a white woman. When it came to our wedding, we had a mixture of both cultural practices. " Children of mixed marriages also shared their views.

For example, my dad read passages in Spanish, then her dad read them in English. Sure there are attractive women in other races but I stick with my own. Antigone R ignores people's objections."I can only speak for myself, but I really don't care how many people accept or do not accept my interracial relationship. Having said that, I'm glad to see that the trend in society is more accepting, and that racial barriers are crumbling. Reader Anex wrote, "Product of an Interracial marriage and darn proud of it! " Other readers pointed to the challenges of marrying someone outside their race.

ask an Apache or Navaho or black American if they are happy to live in a society dominated by white people.

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Reader nal4america said her decision about whom to date is influenced by what race she grew up with.

"I'm of West Indian decent and I grew up in a small town in Utah.

However, if you can embrace these differences, then your romance can flourish. Fetish assumes that you are turned on by certain characteristics or things, such as people with a fetish for pantyhose or scat or whatever. It is a bit difficult to define the difference between a fetish and attraction.

You might even learn something too by stepping outside your cultural norms. We can’t help it if we have a preference for one type of look, such as one guy being attracted to skinny women with blond hair whereas another prefers curvy women with darker tones.

The racism that some people show on here is truly sad.

We are expecting our first child -- a boy -- in September." Another couple talked about their wedding ceremony, which celebrated their cultural differences. If you're opposed to it, get with the times already!Reader Half Baked shared: "My wife's biological mother is Filipino/Mexican and her biological father is Scottish.She was adopted at birth into a German-Jewish family.The reception had traditional white American dances, plus Mexican in the mix. I wish it were faster." One commenter echoed a common view among the Millennial Generation, found in an earlier study this year from the Pew Center that reported 85 percent of 19- to 28-year-olds accept interracial and interethnic relationships. "But one thing the article does not mention is divorce among interracial couples is much higher than same-race couples. It is easier to marry your own kind." Reader Toadlife wrote that racial discrimination can also be difficult.It was a wonderful wedding." One reader identified only as Guest said he won't date outside his race. Challenges in understanding, family relations and pressures overall are higher. "Race matters because racial discrimination continues to happen all around us to this day.About 14.6 percent of newly married couples reported in 2008 that they married outside their race or ethnicity, according to the Pew report released Friday.