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ATTN: talked to four interracial couples from the Millennial generation to see what their relationship is really like and hear about some of the more awkward moments they have encountered.Three of the couples are married and the first couple is not married but they're in a serious relationship. Shannon Dempsey, 29, and Dave Chapleau, 26, both live in Boston, where they met at work.During her pregnancy people told her how cute her baby would be because of his interracial parents.She's grown tired of people tying Noah's good looks to his bi-racial background."It made me feel like being partly white somehow made him more attractive."There were many long looks from others in the city."Their wedding brought up some awkward moments for Ana and they mostly revolved around her hair."For the wedding I decided to wear a weave instead of going natural," she said."Unfortunately, this perplexed most his family, and as people hugged me a few of them mentioned, 'wow, I didn't know your hair could grow so fast.'"They now have a baby Noah (who may be the cutest baby this author has ever seen), which brought up some concerns for Ana's mother."Even when asking him about his religion, it came across as condescending and offensive."However Dempsey and Chapleau agreed that being an interracial couple in Boston has been pretty tame and they're not the only ones around."There are a lot of interracial couples," Dempsey said. Lauriston gave him a hard time about it, while laughing loudly."I'm going to just say, that when I met Kiel on our first date that he was so nervous I honestly didn't think that I was going to see him again," she said.
Those things have nothing to do with his racial identity."Jeanette Kamieneski, 27, and Shawn Kamieneski, 34, got married about a year ago in Puerto Rico, but they met on Jeanette's birthday a few years ago when she was in college. Shawn said that initially he was hypnotized by Jeanette.
"Especially in light of the fact that her brother had blond hair and blue eyes."She didn't want her grandson to go through the same struggles that she's endured her whole life."If he didn't look like me I think she was worried about the looks or questions we would face," said Ana.
"It was less of a fear and more of a wish that encountering prejudice would be a little bit easier for him."Ana said that a different assumption about Noah annoys her.
"Most people don't even acknowledge it anymore than an observation."Ursula Lauriston and Kiel Russell have been married for a year and live in Washington, D. "I knew that we complimented eah other well when we went on our first date," he said.
"Even though I may have been a tiny bit nervous and of course I was because she's beautiful."The turning point came for Lauriston when he called her after the date."When I got off the Metro and I was almost at my apartment he called me and he was such a gentleman," she said. When you're dating in cities like New York and Washington, D. you meet so many boys."Lauriston said that any racially awkward moments happened because she was over-thinking it.