White man and dating
Follow her on Twitter, Youtube and one her blog, It's Akilah Obviously.Don't let the title fool you: Pairing happens in all ways... Even this insanely divisive period we're going through in the United States can't reverse the interracial relationship advances that are surely here to stay.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.But don't let that serve as an excuse: People should get over it.
In high school, there were other Black students, but none of them in my close-knit drama and speech class circles. It might start with an innocent "did you get a haircut" right after you wash your hair and there is shrinkage--but it does not end... From moisturizing, to protecting with a satin cap, there is always a new and interesting thing for your guy to discover.Now, let's throw in a small chat about touching hair: Just don't do it.Black families aren't just about being blood related.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.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.