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Housing Troubles

Warning for descriptions of racism and a long rant ahead. Ugh, so you know those annoying people who claim that discrimination is something that only exists in the past and insist that the world has somehow become magically equal in the past fifty or so years since the civil rights movement? Well, these folks have… Continue reading Housing Troubles

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Our Trip to Niagara Falls

Last weekend, Naveen and I finally made our way down to the honeymoon capital of the world: Niagara Falls. Even though we live only a few hours from the falls, Naveen never managed to make it down even though most of his friends had made trips on various occasions in the year since they all… Continue reading Our Trip to Niagara Falls

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It Happened to Me: My Sort-Of (Ex) Indian Boyfriend Dumped Me for an Arranged Marriage

Some details, names and identifying features mentioned in this post have been changed to protect the privacy of various individuals. A while back I came across a post by another Canadian woman who is married to an Indian man that really caught my attention. In it, she talks about the phenomenon of South Asian men dumping their… Continue reading It Happened to Me: My Sort-Of (Ex) Indian Boyfriend Dumped Me for an Arranged Marriage

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Sh*t People Say About My Interracial/Intercultural Relationship

Warning for racism and strong abusive language. If you are sensitive to these sorts of things then please do not read on! Below is a collection of the most racist/insensitive/stupid things that people have said to me since Naveen and I began dating. Some of these comments are from strangers, but what I find most disturbing… Continue reading Sh*t People Say About My Interracial/Intercultural Relationship