(By Sharnell Wharton) â€œWhat? You want to get married? No, no, no!â€ This was the response I received when I told my mother that I wanted to marry my husband. She was worried about the language barrier and, of course, the cultural barriers. I, on the other hand, did not fear those barriers.
Growing up as a 2nd generation Korean-American, I admit that I had always thought I would marry a Korean man. That is how it was suppose to be. I do not remember thinking that one day I would marry someone out of my race. As a Christian who attended a Korean church, I expected that I would marry one of the boys in youth group. However, [Read more...]