– A young lady used her parents to show how interracial marriages could work if both partners are emotionally intelligent
– The lady said despite her mum being from India, she found her love in Nigeria
– Many tweeps said that only a strong love could have brought the two partners together
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A mixed-race lady with the handle @Gracebal0 has gone on Twitter to share with tweeps how her Nigerian father and Indian mother fell for each other in the country
On Thursday, February 18, the lady said she had to share the photos of her parents because people have been asking for them.
The young lady, however, explained that interracial marriages are not without struggles, advising people that they need to accept all the inadequacies of their partners.
The lady said that her both met in Nigeria.
Photo source: @Gracebal0
@Gracebal0 added that people in that kind of relationship must be sensitive to each other’s social-cultural differences.
She said having parents from both cultures made her realise how much Indian and Nigerian cultures have many things in common.
See her post below:
Bioreports compiled some of the reactions below:
“Your mum still dresses like that?”
“This is beautiful, are you the only child?”
“Mehn this just have to be love… Like Indian and Nigeria… Never heard of such. Indiao get married to themselves most of the times at least I know from their celebrities.”
“I could see buddha and cross, they maintained their religions?”
“I so wish to be married to a different race entirely.”
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Meanwhile, Bioreports earlier reported that a 23-year-old Nigerian man from Kano state, Suleiman Isah, proved that love is possible irrespective of cultures with his marriage to American Janine Anne Reimann who is 46 years old.
On Thursday, December 17, 2020, the couple took their relationship a significant step further as they legalised it with a court marriage in the state.
The ceremony was at the federal registry in Kano. Photos from the wedding show the couple in traditional attire as the American wife put on a skirt made from ankara.
Joseph Omotayo writes for the human interest desk at Bioreports. He graduated from Obafemi Awolowo University with a degree in Literature in English. He loves basketball and books. He tweets @omotayome.