Educated black women dating
In an essay entitled "The Reality of Dating White Women When You're Black," writer Ernest Baker tackles big topics like Eurocentric beauty standards, the taboo aspect of interracial relationships, and why he dates white women, among others: Why do I date white women?
The good thing is there are many Black men who do still want to love us just the way are.Those things are most important, of course, but remember that relationships need full-time nurturing and maintenance too.We’ve heard men tell us that Black women often come across as if we don’t want to be bothered when we’re out and about in public.We must continue to fight to dispel many of these myths and take control of our own connections and destiny. Read the next slide to find out how we move past these misjudgements and get real.
Let’s do our part beginning now to start a movement that reminds our brothers that we are here, we are beautiful and we are open to and available for love.
If we’ve taken the time to work hard we often want someone with the same drive or better (he better be 6’1” or taller, attractive, have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, God-fearing, and have passport will travel), and so often we would rather wait for this man who meets all of our requirements based on our achievements which is not always in abundance depending on where in the country we live. If we do say hello to a man, sometimes they automatically assume we want a romantic relationship with him whereas if a woman of another ethnicity says a random hello, wants to network, or plays the damsel in distress role he often feels less threatened and more willing to share.