Interracial dating advice for black men
Since you're with your man, it's safe to assume you've already cross-checked for any annoying interceptions like being considered a fetish or “a score.” Sadly, black women have to be aware of those types of things when they date outside their race because stereotypes still manage to live and function in society.
A black woman's body should still be considered a temple, not some exotic display that has happened in the disgusting past.
My cousins can be split into two groups: Ones who grew up with weaves and skin lighteners and ones who needed sunscreen and haircuts.
This is probably the case with other families too... You have an uncle you've called "uncle" for years, but he really isn't your uncle at all.At times, you've probably had to tell your man why a group of black men looked at him like he was their third-grade bully all grown up.The stares won't stop and the judgments will be hard at times, but you have to remember there was a time when the two of you together was unfathomable.Not to mention, there are some family secrets better left buried than getting your hands dirty trying to dig them out.It isn't that your family should have to be explained to your man, but a heads up about the fact you don't necessarily abide by the rules of the nuclear family couldn't hurt. Black families are always willing to hand you the hilariously unordinary.