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For information on the challenges and opportunities of interracial dating, contact Linda Young, a counseling psychologist in private practice, at [email protected] (425) 698-9008. For further information on interracial dating trends, contact sociologist Virginia Rutter, Associate Professor, Farmingham State University, [email protected] 206-375-4139.Not someone else who lives next door, a block away, in another city, or even another country (and that includes me).
She is a columnist and editor at author of the forthcoming edition) and a senior fellow and board member of the Council on Contemporary Families.
In interracial and intercultural romances, color counts for less than ever.
But when it comes to marital commitments, and even public displays of affection, barriers still remain.
The most important thing is that you understand that dating is only an exploratory process; the person you ultimately choose to have a relationship with should be someone who you feel mentally, emotionally and sexually attracted to, have a lot in common including your vision for the future and can grow together with psychologically and spiritually in an adult-to-adult relationship.
Keep in mind that spiritually doesn't necessarily mean a specific religion but the active inner belief system and vital connection to a higher power that provides strength, happiness and comfort.
CCF public affairs intern Colleen Poulin and FSU sociologist Virginia Rutter consider what’s working and what remains challenging in interracial relationships.