"They are very Christian and I am Jewish so they were surprised and had a lot of questions about my Judiasm."Dempsey said things got a little strange because of her family's background."My family on my dad's side are all Caucasian, Republican, and extremely religious," she said.

"Even though I may have been a tiny bit nervous and of course I was because she's beautiful."The turning point came for Lauriston when he called her after the date."When I got off the Metro and I was almost at my apartment he called me and he was such a gentleman," she said. When you're dating in cities like New York and Washington, D. you meet so many boys."Lauriston said that any racially awkward moments happened because she was over-thinking it.

Initially she was worried about Russell integrating with her big Haitian family."I knew that he would be more involved in my family life," she said. "I found out very early on that there really wasn't much difference in how both of us thought, " said Russell.

"Kiel grabbed my hand and held it up like we just ran a marathon or climbed the top of a mountain."Ana and Jim Foley and married with a son Noah. "The honest answer is that he happened to be a straight male at our arts and communication college," she said. "I had never met anyone who was as goal-oriented as I was."Jim Foley said that he just liked being around Ana.

"Ana and I had great chemistry from the time I met her," he said.

However, if you've been in an interracial relationship, you know that awkward situations can come up.

ATTN: talked to four interracial couples from the Millennial generation to see what their relationship is really like and hear about some of the more awkward moments they have encountered.

Both Lauriston and Russell value family time so the awkward moments are mild."There are always going to be those moments," said Lauriston.

"It's only because I assume something."However being an interracial couple has not always been easy for them. "We were walking down the street and some random guy was like, 'that's gross,'" said Lauriston. They met in college in Boston and initially Ana was interested in him by default. He was like a unicorn."However, she eventually fell in love with his strength and ambitious nature."Once we started hanging out I was drawn to his quiet confidence and his vision," she said.

"It was less of a fear and more of a wish that encountering prejudice would be a little bit easier for him."Ana said that a different assumption about Noah annoys her.