Brandy and Michael Voels

Excerpted from “Being 40 Plus”  In His Hands

Her View:

When I was reached out to and asked to discuss my thoughts, feelings or views on my marriage I had a range of emotions.  I am a black woman married to a white man. That is what the world sees at any rate.  What I feel is a woman married to a man raising a family like any other couple black, white or otherwise.  So, to give others perspective I chose to answer the question “what is it like to be in a biracial relationship?”  The short answer is our marriage is more than likely the same as any other marriage.  I love my husband, we have grown together in our eight year relationship, six of which we have been married.  I get pissed when he leaves nose hairs in the sink and I love when he tells me I am the most beautiful woman in the world to him.  At home we are fairly traditional in the aspect I am very motherly, work hard to keep a clean house and handle most of the significant domestic chores.  Continue reading