When you’re surprised by who accepts you as a couple and who doesn’t.A white woman married to a South-Asian woman, Reddit user breakingupishard22, says, "The only thing that’s ever stood out to me is that people are always surprised that her Muslim parents are cooler with us than my white atheist parents.The reason was because those people worshipped idols, not because of race; the Hebrews, Amorites, Canaanites, etc. The apostle Paul encouraged Christians not to marry unbelievers (2 Corinthians ), but here again, the reason was religious, not racial.Jesus and His apostles taught that we must respect and show compassion for all people of God's creation without regard to artificial distinctions like race and nationality."At the end of the day, you are married to each other and not each other’s cultures or families," says Reddit user bflowyngz."You have to respect and love the person you lie down with at night."Follow Julia on Twitter.She says he told her, "’You don’t have to squint, it’s not that dark in here.’ This was meant as a joke and I took it as such since there was not malicious intent, just ignorant joking. The most surprising was how tactless some people are. ’ just sounds so rude and I hear it way too damn often," says Reddit user Catherine Am.
My father-in-law is just happy his daughter married an accountant with a nice car." 11.Moses was married to a Cushite (Ethiopian) woman (Numbers 12:1-16), and God was angry with Aaron and Miriam for criticizing that marriage.