A black woman dating a white man
Lachon, who is seeing a White man, has experienced her share of adverse reaction."I've come across a lot of men who tell me I should be ashamed and say things like, "It's not too late to come home" or "He won't know what to do with all of that." I've heard it all. But the negative comments can be more distressing when they come from family or close friends.
Asia Diggs Meador, 33, had never considered marrying outside her race.
Below are the 5 top reasons black women are apprehensive about going there with a white guy.
Growing up in Northern Kentucky, I got used to being the only Black kid in most of my classes.
Through my findings it seems as though black women aren’t actually opposef to dating outside of their race.
I recently did a survey on a group of black women regarding their reasons for not dating men who are not of color."These are professional people who work with all races and ethnicities. They were supportive in the end, but we still have issues today."Meador, who describes herself as a "chocolate, thick girl with locs," says she and her husband, Michael, 31, have clashed with her pals.She and her best friend even stopped talking for a month over a disagreement about something Michael, a Republican, had posted on Facebook."[My friends] said, "Asia, you were so down for the cause." I'm like, "I'm not down for the cause anymore?If you have the same interests, enjoy spending time together, and can see a real future with someone, you will love them without even thinking about their race.It is neither advantageous or disadvantageous to date outside of your race, or class, or within your gender. Akilah is a comedian taking improv and sketch courses at Upright Citizens Brigade.