Interracial dating advice articles
Though attraction is certainly a personal issue of taste, I caution readers to stop and think about your choice and why you are making it.
Are you ashamed or embarrassed or in any way attempting to deny parts of yourself by dating interracially?
Enduring the unkind words of disapproving family, friends, and society (including those at work) may be too much for a new couple to bear.
I’m trying to put myself out there in all the ways... Karen Finn Major breakups, like divorce or the end of an engagement, knock you down in just about every way imaginable.But some of them are gross – studs in the tongue or pierced eyebrows. Our matriarch Rebecca not only had her ears pierced, but wore a nose ring as well, which was the custom at that time. Certainly piercing done for the sake of mutilating the body is clearly forbidden.I was shocked in gym class to see how many girls have piercings in other parts of the body. I'm also worried about my little brother because the guys in school sometimes take piercing to a real extreme. (see Genesis ) In Jewish law, the main determination is whether a particular body piercing is done for a constructive purpose. As for men, if we're talking about a society where men also pierce their ears or other parts of their body for beauty, it is permitted – see "Rashi" Exodus 32:2. 182:1) Also, if it is done for erotic reasons, it is forbidden as a violation of the command to "be holy." (Igrot Moshe – E. ) But the real question is why you want it: If it's to be fashionable and "in," know that there are many people walking around today who regret having done things in their youth that cannot be undone. I think there are more constructive ways to express yourself than to make permanent marks on your body.Since you are going to have to draw the line somewhere, it may as well be here.By the way, there is a Jewish stigma to male ear piercing, since this was a Biblical sign of a slave who wasn't interested in going free.