Pros and cons of interfaith dating
Kyle Spencer also reports about parental disapproval of mixed couples.
He says, “That’s a lesson Karen Kildare, a black university recruiting director in Lincoln, Nebraska, learned firsthand when she brought home her college boyfriend, a white guy from an Iowa fanning family.
When Ella, an Israeli Jew, introduced her Palestinian Arab boyfriend, Jamil, to her family, he remarked that “If I had walked in with a bomb in my hand, their reaction couldn’t have been worse” (Chen 34).
Another illustration of when parents are opposed to intermarriage occurred when an Arab man and a Jewish woman announced their relationship to their parents.
If Baltimore does not have outreach programs, its 62% rate must be due to factors other than outreach programs; but that does not mean that Boston’s 60% rate could not be due to outreach programs.
Weiss next argues that because San Francisco, the one other city with outreach programs, only has a 38% rate, Boston’s higher rate cannot be tied to the programs.
Mixed couples become almost blind to their polar lifestyles and backgrounds after forming a serious relationship.
Unfortunately, these dissimilarities which begin to become insignificant to the couple are glaring to their families and society.