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MIXED LOVE

HERE ARE SOME PROMPTS TO GET YOU STARTED!

  • How has being a mixed-race individual affected your relationship with yourself?

  • Things to know before entering a mixed relationship

  • How has being mixed impacted dating?

  • In what ways has your culture effected the relationships you enter?

  • What race are you attracted to based on your experiences as a mixed-race person?

  • Write about a time your date asked about your identity

  • Write about a time you dated someone with the same identity as you

  • How does bae respond to your hair?

  • What are some things you’ve learned or gained from having an interracial relationship?

  • What conversations have you had with your significant other about race?

  • What’s the hardest part about being mixed and in a relationship?

  • What are traditions you have adapted from your significant other and their culture?

  • Does being mixed mean that you’re always in an interracial relationship?

  • Explain

  • Write about a time in your relationship when you felt discriminated because of your or your significant other’s race.

  • What did your parent’s relationship teach you about love?

August 30, 2018

He comes to me quietly, in the day to day nonchalance, until suddenly, I notice that his eyes are blue.

I know that I shouldn’t keep noticing how they follow me as I move, but I like the attention. I’ve always liked attention. And then I begin to notice more, like how his goofy smile is magnetic, like how he always smells like fresh soap, like how he’s genuine and open-hearted. 
I have to hold him at an arm’s length even though...

August 28, 2018

this has been the question of my lifetime, but also what i've been most reluctant to talk about.  it's very shame based for me.  i've learned that when i have a feeling like that, i'm probably not as alone as i think.  so i'm putting it out there.

who am i supposed to date? 

i understand that the question in itself is flawed.  i can date whoever i want, and i have.  but there's this extra element for me as a biracial w...

July 31, 2018

This blog is a part of our #MixedLove series.

It’s not often that I have to put my big girl panties on with the guys I hook up with. Usually, things fizzle out or we ghost on one another. But there was one time I had to be a big girl, own my feelings and make a promise to myself.

Just so you know, every time I get a new fuck buddy, I always make them promise this: “if we’re going to do this then we need to be honest and tell eac...

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