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I wondered where it went wrong – but the answer was pretty obvious to everyone involved.

If you do not respect and appreciate your partners culture (to the extent you are willing to forsake elements of your own culture for their benefit), intercultural and interracial relationships are nearly impossible.

I started to wonder if there were any other couples “out there” like me.

Mr Miliband's somersault on benefits will be signalled in a speech later this month by Labour welfare spokesman Liam Byrne to mark the 70th anniversary of the Beveridge Report.

Pictured, Lord Beveridge and his wife‘The benefits system has expanded in a way that Beveridge would never have foreseen, such as the new evil of benefits dependency.

He would be turning in his grave if he knew we spend £20 billion a year on housing benefits.’Economist William Beveridge’s report in 1942 set out how the Government should fight the five ‘giant evils’ of ‘want, disease, ignorance, squalor and idleness’.

His proposals were introduced by Attlee after the 1945 Election.

Blairite Mr Byrne is renowned for his provocative style.

It got him into trouble after the 2010 Election, when he left a note for his Coalition successor at the Treasury stating baldly: ‘There’s no money left.’ Arnie Graf, who is briefing Mr Miliband on how to win back grass-roots Labour supporters, criticised Mr Obama for going back on pledges to clean up capitalism in the US.