Tips for white guys dating black women
You’re a little self-conscious about wrapping your hair at night in front of them for the first time but pfft, they better get used to it.
Coming to terms with the fact that there are some things about being black that they will just never get, no matter how empathetic they are.
But while most of my friends were telling me that my hair reminded them of Janet Jackson’s in , the guy I’d been seeing was bemused when he saw me in person with my waist-length new do. “I didn’t know your hair was…so long.” Let the record show that this dude is incredibly intelligent, but it was clear that black hair confused the hell out of him. I would never have to explain to a black dude that I was clearly wearing braided hair extensions! Here are 10 things you’ll only understand if you’re a black girl dating a white dude. You have to teach them everything about black hair.
It was a huge change from the curly auburn afro I’ve been rocking for the past few years, so it was easy enough to see why people were excited about the change. Getting weird looks from old white people walking down the street.
Because of this, I have dated quite a few White guys, and while there are similarities when dating any man, there are still some small cultural quirks that never go unnoticed when you’re with a White dude. Trust me, while it gets easier to explain, it doesn't ever stop needing to be explained.2.
They don't want to say the N-word, but they do want to talk about why some people do.
Don't say dorky things like "Black women have more flava" or bust into a freestyle rap.3. She says it's okay to cop to never dating a black chick if you want. Again, this could be a general dating tip, but when in the company of a different race it's only natural to have an opposing opinion when discussing certain topics.
This one's embarrassing, but some poor misguided folks have dated Funky Brown Chick and morphed into a walking, talking Black Appreciation Parade. She cautions against sticking your foot in your mouth when faced with a differing opinion.
And, then there are the unspoken questions once inherent in any semi-intimate interaction with a white guy: Do you want to date me as a way to stick it to grandma?