Marriages between Italians and foreigners have increased tenfold in fifteen years, according to the latest survey. Italian men appeared to prefer Filipino, Romanian, Peruvian and Albanian women, Caritas said - perhaps reflecting an increase in the number of wealthy Italians who either have mail-order brides or end up marrying their foreign carers. Geographically, affluent northern Italy leads the way in mixed marriages while the poorer south lags behind. The biggest problems in mixed marriages have to do with children, especially where Muslim or North African men are concerned. By custom and religion these men have a high perception of their domestic entitlements - a fact that can lead to growing tension, Caritas and Istat said.
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All rights reserved. Both wanted a small, frugal wedding. Halil Binici is a Turkish man raised in Istanbul. The two year-olds live in New York City, where Halil works as a cameraman and Jade is in graduate school, studying to be a mental health counselor.
But new statistics show that they are increasingly marrying foreigners, with about one in 10 choosing a non-Italian spouse in what researchers call a "rapidly evolving phenomenon. Italian men and women alike have a penchant for Germans, the most popular foreign partners for both sexes, followed by the French. But similarities end there. After the Germans and the French, Italian men most often chose Romanian and Polish spouses, while Italian women married Moroccans and Tunisians, according to Eurispes, an Italian research institute. In addition, far more Italian men than women married foreigners.
We are an interracial couple traveling to Italy this December. I am a black female and my husband is white. Did anyone see any interracial couples in Rome or experience anything as an interracial couple traveling to Rome?