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On my boyfriend's 16th birthday, I was invited over for a family dinner. When I thought things couldn't get any worse, dinner was served, and there were only chopsticks for us to use.
I had never in my life even come across these, but I knew that if I wanted the dad to approve of me I had to at least try.
Of course, there are always the people who meet us for the first time and automatically assume the odds stacked against us. Wow." But what those people see in us says far more about who they are than it does about who we are.
I'm a black girl who grew up in a predominately white neighborhood.
As we approached Chicago, I called him from a pay phone (this was pre-cell phone era) to let him know when we were arriving.
I'm Hispanic and dated an Italian girl from college a few years ago. Her mom was sweet and I always felt like she had my back and made an effort to get to know me, but my girlfriend's dad definitely gave off the "you're not good enough for my daughter" vibe.When I first saw her (and her smile), I was smitten.And there was a comfort and an instant ease that I'd never experienced before.He gave me polite answers and told me, a white boy from New York, that I should really make it over to Asia at some point."Do you speak Hebrew? I laughed at his question because I hadn't even said that I was Jewish yet, and I definitely didn't speak Hebrew.I'm one of those young chosen people who qualify as "Jew-ish" at best."Oh, I have a huge thing for Jewish guys.
He directed us to a hotel where he had already made a reservation.