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This website is aimed to provide easy access to internationally comparable up-to-date statistics of Sri Lanka collected Produced and analyzed by the Department.
While he willingly chooses to do this because he values our partnership, it is something that he has to work through at times because it goes so much against the grain of what he’s seen in marriage.
We also choose to travel as frequently as we can afford to Sri Lanka.
This has helped to open my eyes to a whole new way of seeing my own faith in light of a global reality.
Did you ever encounter people who frown upon interracial marriage? Not directly to our faces – we do get a lot of looks, and it’s hard to wonder what the looks mean sometimes.
Are you willing to brave hunting for ingredients that would make a yummy, spicy curry?
If Jody isn’t working, baby sitting or eating hamburgers and frying papadums with her family, she is busy sharing her thoughts and stories about bridging the gap Between Worlds. My husband was born in New York City and returned to Sri Lanka to live with his parents when he was 10.
To an extent – we didn’t follow ‘typical’ Sri Lankan customs because my husband and his family are Christian and many of the more typical Sri Lankan customs are related to Buddhism.
I’m from a small town, so the two family ‘sides’ were indeed both fascinated with the uniqueness each family brought to the wedding!
What are your biggest challenges as an interracial couple and how do you solve them? We’ve spent a LOT of time talking through what my perceptions are as a person from the majority and after 10 years, I have a much deeper understanding of a minority in America experiences than I was when we first started dating.