7 Racist Things I’ve Been Told for My Own Good

Reflecting on “well-meaning” advice about my biracial relationship

Martina Petkova

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“What you’re going through now is what people in biracial relationships experienced here in America over half a century ago,” I was told by a very wise and dear American friend when I shared with her how people around me were reacting to my new relationship.

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Martina Petkova

In my Medium writing, I explore the human psyche, our many contradictions, mental health, & the signs and causes of abuse. I also write about racism.