Help and Support for Mixed Couples

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Welcome to MixTogether.org - Established 2005.

MixTogether is a support network that helps mixed couples (mixed race/ religion/ caste) to overcome opposition from family or community to their relationship.

We believe that you have the right to choose your own partner regardless of colour, race, creed or caste, and that your relationship should be respected by both families.

Today more and more mixed couples are choosing to get together, but many are not given the freedom and support needed to STAY together. Couples who decide to pursue a relationship in these circumstances may suffer alienation from family and community.

Couples experiencing these difficulties often have no-one to turn to for practical advice and support. MixTogether was set up to meet these needs.

We are a community of mixed couples who have experienced the issues. We welcome every age group, from young couples to established families. We share knowledge and advice together, and work for greater public recognition of the difficulties faced by mixed couples. We all give our time freely, in order to help other mixed couples stay together and achieve the happiness they deserve.

If your relationship is being pressurised in any way due to race, religion or caste, or if you have previously experienced such problems, you are not alone. Check out the site and JOIN US in the forum- you are guaranteed to find support and encouragement from people just like you, all over the world.


EHRC backs MixTogether


The Equalities and Human Rights Commission has written to MixTogether commending our work.

Their letter gives clear backing for all mixed couples and anyone wishing to choose their own partner regardless of race, religion or caste.

They state: 

“The Commission supports the right of individuals to chose their spouses based on free and full consent- regardless of factors such as gender, faith or ethnicity. We recognise that cultural justifications are sometimes invoked to deny individuals freedom of choice when selecting a partner/spouse, and we oppose this.

We consider this societal pressure to be at odds with the protection and promotion of the right to marry and the right to respect for private and family life, both of which are expressly protected in the Human Rights Act 1998”

Read their full letter HERE (PDF)


Join MixTogether

If you have experienced any of these issues, join the secure MixTogether Forum today and meet new friends who understand exactly where you are coming from. Click here for more info.

Contact MixTogether

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