Benefits of an Interracial Relationship • Learning about another culture or religion. • Being exposed to new ways of thinking. • Incorporating aspects of the culture/race/religion into you daily life. • Becoming stronger in what you believe. • Having an incredible experience with someone you love and respect. The occasional confused look is the least of the challenges faced by couples in interracial and intercultural marriages. Being raised in different cultures means couples have to negotiate different communication patterns, agree on what they want for their mixed-race children, and learn to accept new traditions. The racial and cultural differences in your interracial marriage won't necessarily cause your relationship to fail. What can cause an interracial marriage to fall apart is the .