Parents against dating
"By doing this, you're making it clear to both your parents and your partner how important it is to you that they all get along." really want to know, though, is if I suddenly felt the urge to go back to my old ways and bring home a fuckboy, would there be any chance my parents could ever come around to him?I mean, I've seen my cousins bring home girls their parents weren't crazy about, but eventually they came around to accepting them because they wanted to see their children happy.Commenting on whether she would be involved in a relationship even if her parents disagreed, Junior Maya Adut responded, “I wouldn’t date someone if my parents didn’t agree because I wouldn’t want to hurt them.” Senior Eva Jiang shared that whereas her mom would most likely agree with a partner of a different ethnic background, she said that her dad would most likely shake his head in silent disapproval.Freshman Jayda Persaud said, “If my parents thought that something wasn’t good for me, I wouldn’t do it because my parents are usually right.” Junior Dina Goodger, on the other hand, told of her parents’ vehement opposition to her dating someone of a different race, but said that she would go against their wishes to date whomever she wished.Despite the rising number of interracial couples at Townsend Harris, a primary concern of students is the stark opposition they might face from their families.
So, it's the perfect time to set up that first visit back home!high school journalism competition for articles from 2015.Runner-up, Feature Writing Eleven years ago, The Classic conducted a poll to determine the general opinions of students on interracial dating.On the other hand, I can't change who I am or who I like.You can't help who you fall for (that's the best part about love, IMO).
But Sandella says going into a relationship thinking your parents will come around is a "risky strategy."Instead, your best shot at winning your parents over is to sit them down and listen to what they have to say.