The article “ Intercultural relationships : Entry, adjustment, and cultural negotiations” article discusses the conjoined opinions of Silva, Luciana, Campbell,Kelly and Wright, David. In the past decade, interracial dating has become a very popular form of dating in the United States. According to CBS news, studies have shown that 1 in 7 New U.S. marriages are interracial and also the rate of interracial marriage in the U.S. has doubled since 1980. However, despite the many many challenges that these couples face, such as racism and acceptance, interracial couples have shown to be positive influences in society. By integrating themselves in a diverse family, they are more likely to be accepting of each other’s differences and open-minded to different cultures.
It is explained in the article that an intercultural couple is defined as a union between two people who come from different nationalities. Interracial couples can have differences between themselves in race, ethnicity, religion, and language. Couples in intercultural relationships must be proficient in each other’s cultures and must practice each other’s culture in order for the relationship to work. From an anthropological point of view, this was very stimulating because it shows that when two different cultures are able to accept each other, they can create an ideal family. The impacts of children who have interracial parents are considerably positive. People with culturally diverse families have a higher tolerance for ambiguity and a greater appreciation for cultural blending. Therefore, interracial marriage can have a positive influence on society in persuading people to become well-rounded and accepting.