However, there is a particular pattern of cis white girls who date cis white boys whose political views “don’t match.” Except it’s not that their political views don’t match.
It’s that his views exist in a framework wherein you are less of a person, with less agency, less competency, and less a nuanced inner life.
, fashion model Ashley Graham opened up about introducing her Black boyfriend (now husband) to her White parents and grandparents.
“…I never told my grandparents that the man I was bringing home was Black.
We experience true love only when we have something to give. It's not about fulfilling our own selfish desires, but about working on a common goal.
Never is this more true that when the person you love, as a young person, has what appear to be fully-formed and forceful opinions about politics, current events, and ideologies.
When we are in true love, we naturally accept the person for his or her positives, as well as for negatives.
It opens up our perspectives, and we see and learn things we wouldn't have otherwise experienced.
Instead, I will be blind to your melanin so I can actually treat you the way I naturally treat other White people.” There are many people of all races who will read this as being unfair.
They’ll state that colorblindness is just a semantic phrase which promotes tolerance predicated on cultivating bonds deeper than the pigmentation of our skin.