But is this a positive development or something to be concerned about?
So, why then are black women apprehensive to date outside their race? My friends and family won’t fully embrace my partner if I date outside my race. Lack of opportunity because I am surrounded by more black males than any other race. Men from other races seem to have a bias against black women. I don’t want to be considered a “sell out” for dating outside my race. Needless to say, Black women were at the bottom of the list. If you are having trouble identifying your thoughts and feelings about this topic, please feel free to make an appointment in Center City at The Center for Growth to have a therapeutic conversation with a counselor about this topic.
According to the dating site statistics, black women get the least amount of responses. If you were not able to find the ideal mate in your own race, would you consider dating outside of your race? The next set of questions/statement consists of a thought exercise to help you uncover your underlying thoughts and feelings about interracial dating.
So is it that black women do not want to date outside their race or is it that society has painted a picture that black women are not datable? How would dating outside your race change your identity? There is no right or wrong answers to this exercise.
from Brooklyn, NY for suggesting this week’s topic: Online dating, once a fringe and stigmatized activity, is now over a billion industry.
Over 40 million Americans have given online dating a try, and over a of the American couples married between 20 met online.