The Dos and Don’ts of Interracial Dating

The Dos and Don’ts of Interracial Dating

As one who likes all males of all of the stripes, the writer provides her viewpoint on dating non-Black guys in this revisited May 2014 article

September 18, 2019

I’m A ebony girl who dates the “rainbow. ” If you place every man I became associated with in the last decade into one space (that group includes random times, relationships, situationships and therefore one time i acquired married), you’d have actually a fabulous, multihued bouquet of masculine beauty. A kind, smart man who moves me personally, could probably rock beside me, aside from competition or ethnicity. I’m not on that absurd color-blind train; I’m just an equal-opportunity dater.

Almost all my Ebony girlfriends exclusively and purposely date Ebony males, therefore I get plenty of questions regarding my UN-friendly roster that is dating almost all of those questions are in regards to the white dudes. “Is it pink? ” “Are you sure it’s perhaps not some jungle temperature type thing? ” “Has he seen Love Jones? ” The responses to those relevant concerns hinges on the guy—could be tan, pink or some combination. Only one time had been it a fetish thing on the guy’s end, and I also deaded that the moment I happened to be aware. Seeing movies that are specific perhaps not just a relationship requirement for me. You better know and love Stevie Wonder, however. That’s life immediately.

Then there’s two statements that are troubling I often hear. The very first is, “I’m so tired of these men that are black. Ina moment, I’m planning to end up like you and look for a White child. ” Ugh.

We find this become problematic because everything about any of it is incorrect.

You shouldn’t date some body of a specific competition because you are feeling exhausted by the antics of males of another competition. It’s perhaps not fair towards the Ebony woman, the White dude or Black men. There are many good Black guys online. The real deal. (more…)

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