- Adorable pictures showing a couple in high school to the day they tied the knot years later have taken Mzansi social media by storm
- Social media users erupted with a flurry of comments in response to the series of snaps as they flooded the comments section
- Briefly News surfed through the comments that included those of several users who declared they too wished to have the same kind of love
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Pictures that have surfaced of a lovely interracial couple are taking Mzansi social media by storm as throngs of users feast their eyes on the beautiful union.
A Twitter user, @odedanilo shared a series of pictures showing the pair as teenagers in high school, into early adulthood, and later at their wedding ceremony surrounded by relatives on both sides. The caption read:
"This is so beautiful."
The pictures showing the progression of the couple's relationship warmed the hearts of many Twitter users but there were notably others that projected an air of negativity in the remarks they made.
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While the country is diverse in terms of its racial make-up, notably black and white South Africans, interracial dating remains taboo on some fronts.
Some quarters have been known to frown on the pairing up of black and white heterosexual couples despite the trend growing in popularity over the course of many years.
Tweet receives massive attention as Saffas flood comments section
This could also be deduced in the array of Twitter comments which flooded the post. It received more than 10 000 likes in less than four hours.
Briefly News took a look at some of the glaring comments to the tweet.
"Beautiful indeed but I doubt the whites are saying the same thing when they see it."
"Anyone who wants to start with me? I'm ready. Maybe four years down the drain we could be posting some beautiful pictures, huh? Anyone?"
"I act like I'm okay but deep down [but] I want to be in an interracial relationship."
"Very beautiful. Thina sidlulwa yi two weeks nje. It's amazing to find true love."
"I sooo want to be in an interracial relationship."
Woman toasts to committed relationship of 17 years with hubby, Mzansi inspired
In other news that gave Mzansi the feels, Briefly News reported that a woman became the toast of social media after she raised a glass to her beautiful relationship of 17 years, 11 of which she has been married to her husband.
Taking to Twitter, @mabasa_bulelwa shared a heartwarming dedication about Mr Right, showering him with sweet sentiments much to the admiration of other users of the microblogging and social networking service.
The tweet was accompanied by a picture of the lovely pair sitting at a table and sharing in a sweet moment over a bottle of champagne. The tweet read:
"17 years of dating, 11 of holy matrimony and four kids later: I still get a goofy smile on my face when he enters the door and when I open my eyes in the morning.
Source: Briefly News