(Closed) it really pissed me off

posted 7 years ago in Intercultural
Post # 3
7293 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

ughh… yeah . That popular idea runs rampant. Sorry people are so blatant!

Post # 4
1370 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I’m in an interracial marriage and I hear that our babies will be cute and I don’t get offended. I don’t think people are saying that you’re only dating your SO because you will have cute kids.

Post # 5
9824 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

People are just trying to be nice. All babies are cute, I think you might be looking into it a bit much, but if it annoys you, speak up.


Post # 7
1109 posts
Bumble bee

I always reply to people “yup, cuter than any baby you’ll probably have because Fiance and I are such beautiful people!  Look at us, how could be *possibly* make an ugly child?”

My current gripe is FMIL’s Boyfriend or Best Friend.  When we met him, we were talking about the dirty looks we get in Va, and he says to Fiance “I bet you get off on that”.   Not once, but TWICE.  While trying to play the “us northern folk are so accepting!” card.  

Post # 9
396 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

@sexxysheddy:  I’m AA and my SO is white.  I have natural hair that I usually wear in an afro (my boss calls me Foxy Brown).  When people tell me that our kids will have “good hair,” or when anyone makes a comment to me about curly/straighter hair being “good hair,” I tell them that healthy hair is good hair.  My hair was never this healthy when I was perming it.  And I don’t plan to ever do that again.  Besides, my SO absolutely loves my natural hair! 


Post # 10
1319 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

I’m black too, and my fiance is white. I actually don’t mind hearing that. I mean, I think our kids are gonna be adorable too…so I guess it just doesn’t bother me so much.

Post # 11
2263 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I find that statement a little odd in this day and age… lol. I honestly don’t know how I would respond if people told us that! 

Sometimes people don’t know what to say and they say something like ‘mixed babies are so cute!’ lol hey, at least it’s probably well-inteded 😉 

Yeah, it’s annoying but I bet they are just trying to compliment you guys and don’t know what else to say. I’ve certainly experienced that before. 


Post # 12
1297 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I am in an interracial marriage and it doesn’t bother me when people tell me that.  I know our mixed babies will make beautiful babies, same as they would if we were of the same race.  It’s not like people are saying it to be mean…

Post # 13
1697 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

Good Lord that’s how people react? good hair and cute babies? I think that is a strange response too:/

Post # 14
726 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I have gotten the “cute babies” thing, but I think it’s because people think we are a cute couple (nobody has ever said the whole mixed babies lot at me, but I really wouldn’t mind it). I’m Jamaican (mostly black and a little white) and I have curly and kinky hair. He is Indian with very loose waves. If anyone were to try and tell me that our kids will have good hair (implying that it’d be because they were half Indian), I would go off on them. Healthy hair is good hair. Period. I do think their hair will be fun for me to style, because he and I have hair at opposite ends of the spectrum so it’d be interesting to see what genetics gives us.

Post # 15
380 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2017

sexxysheddy But we are cute….. To be honest, my first LO look just like I did when i was a baby and was sooooooo cute. My second LO looked like her daddy, who is french, and she was a fat pink pug looking thing, I mean seriously she wasn’t cute in the least even to me and I am her mommy. Don’t get me wrong I worshiped the ground my little squishy face wiggled on but she didn’t get really cute until about 6 months.

My point is darker complextion on babies seems to make them cuter, because they look more like dolls and less like balls of pink squishy.

Post # 16
122 posts
Blushing bee


OP- I am so sorry if the coments ppl make upset you i am sure they are well intended.

I really couldn’t help but laugh my dad is black and my mum is half and half tho she looks white, I have relativley fair skin and hair that is pure afro, I think i was a cute baby but that all disapeared when i was about 3.

My Boyfriend or Best Friend is white and i hope we have beautiful babies, both the ones we make and the ones we hope to adopt, beauty comes form within, the values you are raised with etc.

Saying that, I know how many tears i shed (billions) having my hair washed and dreid, so although i have never and will never put chemicals in my hair i do hope i dont have the same drama my parents had trying to wash my hair with my own beautifull bundles of joy.

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