How do white women feel about dating a black man
If you are told on a daily basis that people who look like you are unattractive and undeserving of love, a natural reaction would be to seek out that which is being denied to you as a form of validation of self-worth.To determine whether a love interest is a result of internalized racism would be near to impossible. No-one is suggesting that we are post-racial (words that should have you flogged) but maybe it’s just not that deep.We are constantly in a pattern of uplifting ourselves, boosting ourselves, complimenting ourselves and it can become exhausting.“#Queen #Blessed #Melanin Magic.” If we’re not going to say it, who will?article titled “Top 7 reasons why single black men don’t approach black women.” Perhaps I am the perfect example of the problem in thinking I am too good for the pitiful responses that black men are giving for not dating black women.Maybe I was born with an extra dosage of sass but when black men say “black women aren’t supportive enough” or “don’t seem fun enough,” this only evokes a scoff and an eye roll.
When I hear a non-black person say they are not attracted to black women “as a personal preference” it is hard not to take this as a personal blow and an attack on my race at large.
If ‘The Hunger Games’ has Jennifer Lawrence, then ‘The Woke Games’ has Jesse Williams.
Each oppressed black person battles to affirm their social consciousness amidst a world of chaos (read: a world before and after Donald Trump).
Someone who appreciates you and is in awe of your beauty and looks at you as though you are a painting in the Louvre.
Of course, you could question fetishization and exotic othering, but it sometimes must be nice to feel as though you are the original black Mona Lisa.
Black women with darker skin and kinky hair combat feelings of inadequacy from society and from within our own communities, due to the pervasiveness of colourism.