Posts tagged interracial relationships
Five Reasons Why You Need to Get Tinder When You're Abroad

Okay, it’s time to talk about Tinder. Don’t worry; this article isn’t going to make you feel horrible about yourself if you use it. We get it… we know the story, dating nowadays is tough. Some people might even say that dating culture doesn’t exist anymore. For reasons like this, many people turn to Tinder in hopes of meeting new people (guilty as charged). This isn’t to say that people who use the app don’t believe in true love but sometimes it just comes down to the fact that we live in a busy, fast-paced society and it’s an easy way to get to know others.

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Lesbinomadic Shares: Top Travel Destinations for Queer Couples

The popularity of blogging and social media gave way to the diversification of the narrative of the travel industry, highlighting the experiences of those who live at the intersection of various identities. For Stephanie and Taylor, the ladies behind the popular Instagram Lesbinomadic, the mission was to inspire and empower queer women of color travelers around the world through visibility and representation.

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Why Knowing Your Love Language Will Improve Your Relationship

You've probably heard the tern "love language" thrown around for the past few years. The 5 Love Languages refers to a book written by Dr. Gary Chapman that has sold over 11 million copies. That's probably why you've heard about it at least once. These 5 languages refer to how you show or express love to your partner (and also in platonic relationships). They include: words of affirmation, acts of service, receiving gifts, quality time, and physical touch. It's true that one person can have more than one language, but the key is finding the most dominant one. 

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You Need to Cut It: How to Know When a Relationship Has Run Its Course

One of the hardest truths in life is accepting that not every relationship-- whether it be platonic, familiar or romantic-- is meant to last forever. It's painful and disappointing because we invest time, effort, money and energy into making and building relationships. We allow ourselves to be vulnerable and open our minds and hearts to people that we feel deserve a space in our lives. With family, it's a bit different as that element of choice is not present; however, with friends and partners, when said relationships end, we feel a sense of burden and a twinge of guilt as if we'd chosen the wrong person, or somehow it's our fault. 

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5 Things to Keep in Mind When Marrying into a Big Family

Navigating In-Law relationships can be tricky because on one hand, you want to be liked (who doesn’t?) but, on the other hand, you’re new to this, and imposing and assuming are the last things you want to be! When you marry your partner, you also inherit his or her relationship with their family (and vice versa, naturally). These things can go from 0 to 100, so here's what to keep in mind! 

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Navigating the Rocky Road of Dating Abroad

You've uprooted your entire life. Everything that you know and that provided the context for who you are is on the other side of the world. Your current experiences and the newness that surrounds you could be forcing you to question what you've known up until that point, aspects of your culture, your country's approach to deeper issues, etc. Here's how to navigate dating abroad! 

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5 Things No One Told Me About Interracial Dating

We're all the same… unless we're shopping for sunscreen, then our differences are highlighted a tiny bit. As an inter-racial and inter-cultural couple, we've been riding the hilariously entertaining roller coaster that is dating, with the added bonus of navigating our cultural differences. Join us, through our fumbles and triumphs.

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Wanderlust Wednesday: Oneika The Traveller

Oneika is one of our favorite WOC travelers that has been shaping the scene for a while now. Having traveled to over 76 countries and not just honing the title of a traveler but a true expat, we were honored to chat with her. We got to hear her advice for those hesitant to take the leap, how she's grown her blog tenfold, the beauty of traveling with your partner and more. Read up on our Wanderlust Wednesday interview and learn all about Oneika. 

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Adventures in Online Dating: We Found Love in a Hopeless Place

If you’ve been tuning in to this trilogy of epic proportions, I’ve taken you from the four stages of creating a profile and also, introduced you to the types of guys you may or may not encounter and the messages they’ll send. Although online dating can seem hopeless at times, it truly is important to keep your sense of humor. Remind yourself that if you’re (relatively) normal and on the site, there’s bound to be other (somewhat) normal people looking for the same things as you.

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