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My Very Personal Taste of Racism Abroad
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This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Ciao, tutti! I've been getting quite a few messages lately from some of my Marist friends who are planning on studying abroad here in Florence, Italy next semester through the same program.
What It’s Like to Finally Meet After Dating Online for Months
In our Love App-tually series, Mashable shines a light into the foggy world of online dating. I had always found myself in mostly white spaces — college, jobs, vacations — yet white men never took a deep interest in me before I moved to the East Coast. Eventually, I stopped swiping on non-Black men altogether. But in New York City, the progressive melting pot of America, white men and Asian and Latino men for that matter wanted to take me out for dinner and drinks, probed my interests, and complimented my photos in a respectable manner. Why was my experience on dating apps with non-Black men on the East Coast so different from my experience in the South?
When you're in a long-term relationship and things are going well, moving abroad for a year to study is far from ideal. I started my relationship a year before university and had to make the decision to give long distance a shot. After two years at different universities in the same country, another year in a different country didn't seem that much harder, so we decided to give it a go. Yasmin Levy-Miller and Alex Bartlett have spent the majority of their relationship long distance: they have been apart for two years.