They face prejudice, and they sometimes have to deal with cultural differences that make it hard for them to understand each other.
But if two people look at those difficulties clearly and prayerfully, there's no reason for them to stay apart.
I couldn't tell from your letter whether your parents have given orders or merely advice.
If they have given orders, then unfortunately, you should comply. Instead, obey them until you're old enough to be on your own. If this girl is really the one for you, she won't disappear in a puff of smoke.
I recently found out some of them backed out because I'm Korean. He's a virgin, and he thinks that as long as we don't have sex, then kissing, touching and fondling is OK.
But ever since I lost my virginity, I've feared falling again.
The back-and-forth of dialogue may help you find a solution that gives them more security, while still leaving you free to date her. As God's children, we ought to have no place for discrimination. Even if you don't change anybody's behavior by your words, your protest becomes a strong statement against evil. Even when there's no ethnic prejudice involved, finding a boyfriend or a girlfriend can be difficult. You want to find someone who will appreciate you for who you are. I lost my virginity three years ago, when I was 14.Why should it be unacceptable for our generation if we're in love? Sometimes the older person "knows all about" what the younger person feels.Sometimes the older person has much higher expectations for commitment. In any case, they're really not coming together as equal partners.Try to see whether you can understand and answer their concerns.If you believe your parents are rejecting your girlfriend based on stereotypes about interracial relationships, respectfully tell them so. It's ugly and hateful to God, and I'm so sorry you've experienced it.