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Who would you rather your child marry: someone of a different race, or someone of the same sex?

(cross posted in Religion & Beliefs)

This is in response to the religion vs race question.

Personally, I would have no problem with my (white) daughter someday bringing home a man or woman...black, white, or whatever. As long as she is happy and loved and the person treats her with respect.

 
MamaK88

Asked by MamaK88 at 5:07 PM on May. 6, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (129)
  • someone who loves, respects and treats them well. I don't have a preference as to the gender of that person, that's only for each kid to decide for themselves.

    our race is human, so as long as they stick to that, we're covered.
    autodidact

    Answer by autodidact at 12:37 AM on May. 7, 2009

  • I would rather him marry someone of a different race but as long as he was truly happy...I wouldn't mine who he brought home...as long as they were a nice person.
    Ash9724

    Answer by Ash9724 at 5:09 PM on May. 6, 2009

  • Either is okay with me as long as theyre happy, but if I HAD to choose- different race.. I want grandbabies one day.
    BEXi

    Answer by BEXi at 5:11 PM on May. 6, 2009

  • I honest to goodness don't care as long as they are happy. But for the sake of seeing my son in the delivery room and my daughter hold her baby after delivery, I guess I would have to say different race. But, they could always get a surrogate or do invitro, so whatever.
    Mom1Stepmom1

    Answer by Mom1Stepmom1 at 5:13 PM on May. 6, 2009

  • I would rather my babies bring home someone that they love. I wouldn't care, black, brown, blue, boy, girl. I want my kids to be happy.
    Nathskitten

    Answer by Nathskitten at 5:23 PM on May. 6, 2009

  • I think I answered it in Religion and Beliefs, but I'll answer here, just in case. I honestly don't care. I want my daughter to be happy. So long as the person she loved felt the same way about her and treated her the way she deserved to be treated, I would just want her happy. I don't really see color or gender or anything like that when it comes to love.
    Mrs.BAT

    Answer by Mrs.BAT at 5:28 PM on May. 6, 2009

  • It wouldn't make a difference to me. :) I say as long as she isn't crossing lines like being with animals, or children: neither who can consent in reality, then my children are more than welcome to be with whatever gender, or ethnicity they choose :)
    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 5:51 PM on May. 6, 2009

  • Couldn't care less. Sex, race, whatever. as long as they treat him/her good.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:03 PM on May. 6, 2009

  • As long as they are healthy and happy, they can marry whoever they want, be lifelong bachelors, or be monks! LOL
    ozarkgirl3

    Answer by ozarkgirl3 at 6:04 PM on May. 6, 2009

  • Either would be fine by me... as long as the person treats them well and loves them!
    My dh and I are a different race... so what? We've been married for eleven years with three great kids!
    Freela

    Answer by Freela at 6:05 PM on May. 6, 2009

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