But a week after the party, Mohsin met Neha for lunch at school and asked her to be his girlfriend. "He was energetic, smart and intelligent, whereas I was more quiet and simple." Neha and Mohsin's relationship deepened. While they may not put much stock in their differences, outside perceptions can become a 3rd party in their pursuit of happily ever after.Neha met Mohsin Ali at a party which her elder brother held four years ago. "I was always very friendly and had no reservations about race or religion.When I met Mohsin, I regarded him only as my brother's friend," says Neha.Use the form to send us your comments - some of which will be published below.If you would like to take part in the discussion, e-mail us with your telephone number, which will not be published.Your comments: I think everyone is missing the point here focussing on the statement "skin colour does not matter".
Some of your closest friends have done it and everybody gossips about it-mixed marriages. Slowly, awkwardly, Hindu society is facing it and finding it's a lot healthier to talk about it and positively adjust to it when it happens, rather than hide it, fight it or ignore it. They were discussing the recent marriage of her cousin Rahul to a black woman. It's an issue of mixed emotions, mixed philosophies and mixed cultures. We all like to think of ourselves as liberal people and dismiss the issue of interreligious marriage by saying, "If they love each other, that's all that matters.They have faced strong opposition to their union from family members, but finally both their parents have given the couple their blessing.Are you in a mixed race relationship or are your parents from different races? Join the BBC's Africa Live debate on Wednesday 2 June at 1630 & 1830GMT.Thus, interracial and inter-caste marriage should always be discouraged.Elephant Beach on India’s Andaman Islands was not where I thought I would have to justify my life choices.
I have lived in the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, and I do notice the cultural differences and not the skin colour or tone. After five years I can honestly say that I learned a lot about my husbands culture and give my respect to it. He had zero tolerance for my culture and didn't make any effort to find out about it.