Because love isn’t just happy; it’s painful, terrifying and a little nasty.
This app should renamed itself what it really is: "Hot or Not for Babies." But college readers, have at the fun! But for some reason, whenever a person I know in real life sees my online dating profile, I want to crawl under a rock and just commit to being single forever.
Through my findings it seems as though black women aren't actually opposed to dating outside of their race.
Part of the dilemma lies in women of color thinking that men outside of their race won't be attracted to them.
Anyway, Tinder is so speedy to use that it took only about an hour for it to backfire on me when I got a text from my cousin (you guys remember Ryan), with a screen grab of my profile that one of his guy friends had sent to him to show that I came up in his possible matches. I know I'm not alone on this, and I know it happens no matter how big the dating pool where you are too, because I remember once back in New York my two friends came up as each other's suggested matches and they were both too embarrassed to tell each other for, like, years.
They ended up dating and getting married though, so clearly that dating site had the right idea even if it seemed mortifying at the time.
But the best relationships are the ones that are making you feel all the time.
You’re constantly learning not just about each other, but about yourself: how much love you can have for someone, how much love you have for yourself and how much it can f*cking hurt to be in love.
Below are the 5 top reasons black women are apprehensive about going there with a white guy.
I work out, I take care of myself, I have good genes and I look younger than I am (I have read enough of your blog to know you dislike when people believe this, so I had to make sure to include it just for fun – of course it’s totally true).
Suddenly, I sensed a tightness in my stomach wending its way up my esophagus toward my throat.
There was nothing, I realized, I could do to stop it.