Interracial Marriage? Not for My Kid!

Dear Robin:

My husband and I are African-American professionals with two grown kids. We raised our children to be proud of their heritage and imbued them with the history of blacks in America and the Civil Rights Movement.

Both children have earned college degrees and while our daughter is in law school, our son (32) has become a very successful entrepreneur.

The problem is my son has been dating a white woman for a year and now plans to propose to her.

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Toxic Friends, Life Jackets, and Champagne

Dear Readers:

I have received countless letters on unequal and toxic relationships whether romantic partners, business associates, friends, or family.  

I wrote this for another publication but it was rejected for “sounding young,” amongst other issues.  What do you think?  Is it only the young (or the old and immature) who experience toxic relationships?  Please comment and share!

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