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This was the place I was born and raised; where nobody had to whisper the “n word” or hesitate to stick some feathers in their hair and paint their skin red as a sign of school spirit.
Growing up in New Hampshire didn’t prevent me from making friends or dating guys who weren’t white.
I grew up in one of the seventeen cities in the United States named Rochester (Wikipedia, 2015).
” didn’t become frequently asked questions until I began attending school at Towson University (TU) as a freshman.
While some people smiled at us as we held hands in D. or walked side by side around the Inner Harbor, others just stared with disapproving eyes.
The thing is, people were tolerant, but they were not always accepting.
Dating a black man is not the same as dating a white man.
That's right, in PDX we like to keep things like our food -- Multiple colleges mean a constant influx of young students and a similarly constant stream of relatively young transplants looking for the proverbial early/hipster retirement (or even "gasp" a job at Nike, Intel, etc.) means it’s really easy to find someone that’s willing to give your ugly mug a chance.How many times had I said “Mom, I met this guy, he’s white”?No matter how anxious I was to tell my family about my boyfriend, I felt proud of my interracial relationship, like we were the result of the world uniting and becoming a better place.If it's raining you can always get a little fancy and spend .50 on public transit. (Note: this doesn’t apply to dates with more than two people.) Uh oh, you’re falling for someone who works in a suburb office park and usually takes the MAX into the city.
Good thing there’s nothing more romantic than sending ‘em back home with a quick kiss and a half hour ride back to Beaverton! So be prepared to be Lady and the Tramping spaghetti in some 20-seat restaurant when your ex and their new bae walk in.
Dating online can give you courage to approach people you find attractive but might be too nervous to say anything to in person.