Having one parent who is white and another who is black, one Christian and the other Jewish, December's Hanu-Kwanzaa-Mas caused some confusion for me.
Luckily, supportive parents with a strong moral compass kept me on the straight and narrow, but their relationship couldn't weather certain storms.
If you try these tips but still argue constantly, consider whether the relationship is right for both of you.
According to the Council on Contemporary Families, nearly half of all Americans have dated a member of another race, with nearly 90 percent of the younger generation saying they approve of such relationships.
But that was decades ago and now we're living in modern times.
Times when there's a public outcry over a Cheerios ad featuring an interracial couple.
While conflict is normal, it can also be a sign that parts of your relationship aren’t working.
If your conflict is based on which movie to see, what friends to hang out with or who should do the dishes, then use the tips below to help resolve these arguments in a healthy way: Still arguing?