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Why You Gotta Be So Rude? I’m Gonna Marry Her Anyway

While they do not oppose it in the abstract, a majority of people in the US are not comfortable with interracial marriage when asked how they would feel if it happened in their family. Read More

The song was not written with

The song was not written with interracial couples in mind, it's just about a guy and girl getting away from a controlling father. Good Hijack for personal message though. ^^

it still resonates

Thanks for your post. Some interpretations refer to a "disapproving" father--the lyrics fit an intercultural or interracial situation spot on, whether or not it was written expressly for such couples. That's the great thing about art--it's subject to interpretation, and we imbue meanings.

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Kyle D. Killian, Ph.D., LMFT teaches in the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at Capella University, and is a licensed couple and family therapist and clinical supervisor.
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