Black women are wonderful (we know this) but somehow many of our clients often believe that dating a sister is no longer “in style” for Black men.
Often times, if we are accomplished, we’re seen as too independent, and if we don’t have an established career and completely cater to a man’s needs, we’re often looked at as “gold diggers.” We can’t win!
Whether in a store or leaving the office, we often appear more focused on what’s ahead or the next stop and not on meeting someone new.
Is there some truth to the perception that some of us can overlook a Black man or not be as uplifting because instead we think they need to have already arrived before we give them a chance?
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Some brothers seriously think so, and feel they’ve seen evidence of it early on within relationships.
They often say they feel more supported by women of other ethnicities earlier on in their careers and during their college years.Often Black women have been raised to keep our poise and act like a lady at all times, especially in public and while under pressure.However, Black men tell us they love the freedom and ability to know their woman can be flexible and go with the flow in certain more spontaneous situations.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’ve asked single Black men to share some of the real perceptions floating around about dating Black women, to help jumpstart the conversation and dispel some of the myths out there. Unfortunately Black women often have so many things we are trying to juggle that it can sometimes become second nature to not smile or take a moment to say hello.