Adventures That Await…

Adventure will present itself within the mind...of one who seeks to explore. Earthly possessions can only provide so much joy, until it proves to be temporary. But a traveler’s heart is always satisfied when accompanied by its surroundings. Within the cities of Aljazair, there was an explorer who valued the delicacies of nature. He traveled … Continue reading Adventures That Await…

How To Cope With Racism as an Interracial Couple

A "Peace" of my Mind

It’s a little difficult for me to talk about this subject. It’s like scraping a sore wound–but I’m going to get really candid about my experience as a Caucasian woman of Italian descent, being married to a black Jamaican man.

When I met my husband, I was amazed at how many cultural similarities we shared. The more we talked, the more we realized we had in common. Skin colour was never an issue. At least for us it wasn’t…

One of the things I fell in love with about my husband is that he never victimized himself.

Ever.

He never complained about being marginalized or treated unfairly, especially due to his skin colour. He never played the ‘race card’ to get his way. But here’s the thing; this doesn’t negate the fact that he had been mislabelled, misjudged and mistreated, simply on the premise of his skin colour, over and…

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