Black women dating outside of their race
But how would you respond to women who feel this way?Christelyn: Black women have a unique set of challenges in the dating market.I also advocate because Black women are at a unique dating disadvantage in America.Marriageable Black women outnumber marriageable Black men by the millions.When I started dating my husband back in 1999, there was absolutely no place, discussion or support for Black women who were dating and/or married interracially.Necessity is the mother of invention when it comes to the work I do!
But meeting online allows for everyone to get to know one another in a low-pressure way, and build if there is a desire to do so on both ends.
Candice: Another question I get a lot from Black women who are looking to date outside their race is how can they put themselves in the position to meet a man?
Even in my own experience I feel like men either assume that I don’t date outside my race or they have hangups about how they’d introduce me to their friends/family (which presents another issue).
I mean actual, real-life interracial relationships. Despite its higher representation on TV and in pop culture, this is still a taboo subject, and one that is often met with a range of emotions that are not always positive.
So I decided to talk to interracial relationship expert, Christelyn Karazin, Brand Ambassador for Interracial Dating Central.com, who gave her thoughts on the subject and why she is an interracial dating advocate particularly for Black women.
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Candice: There seems to be a stronger reaction to Black men who date outside their race than Black women who do the same. But when men do the same, it’s often seen as a betrayal. Christelyn: Actually, I’ve experienced that in the reverse.