Interracial dating advice for women

23 Jun

Here are some things to consider before you meet — or introduce — the parents.Before you meet your date’s parents — and/or before you introduce your parents to your date — talk about your families. Discuss your parents’ attitudes on interracial relationships, their individual roles within the family, and to what degree you value their opinions.Online dating is all about the numbers, and at Match the numbers are definitely on your side.Daters of all races are welcome to join, and in doing so, they’ll get access to tons of helpful features, including Advanced Search that will allow them to narrow down exactly the type of person they’re looking for. While we know our society is ripe with stereotypes, we just hope for a day when a blogger like Funky Brown Chick won't have to write a list titled How To Date A Black Woman to quiet all those who incessantly ask her. But don't (and this should be a rule when dating anyone) pretend you are looking for something serious when really all you want is to add Black Woman (or whatever race) to your sex resume."There are plenty of places and opportunities to do that," she says. She says, "When dating someone from a background other than your own, be prepared to brush up against ideas that may or may not run counter to your beliefs. Try to avoid seeing this as some sort of racial science experiment.

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.Love can come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors, so you never know when it’s going to strike.If you know of any outright opposition to the relationship, try to prep your date with any background information — understanding perspectives can help soften attitudes — that might explain why your parents feel the way they do.If your date doesn’t freely offer this information, ask specific questions that will best help prep you for your first encounter.