Growing up in a predominantly white area, my options were limited. As I was navigating my teens, love was shoved down my throat on TV; I watched my friends pair off at house parties, and I started to become even more aware of the need to find my perfect match. I carefully curated him in my mind. He was tall, authoritative, kind, and loving, but I never thought about what colour he would be. Aged 16, I entered my first interracial relationship. The topic of race never came up.
Interracial marriage in the United States
Jill Scott On Black Men Who Marry White Women - The Atlantic
There is evident increase in interracial dating in the US, and also across Europe, many of which lead to marriage. This trend has seen black men becoming more attracted to white women, and white men becoming attracted to black women. Since the US Supreme Court decision that fully legalised interracial marriage in all the states, this practice has not witnessed as much of such cases as since , according to statistics. In , revealed a Stanford University study, there were only 65, marriages involving African-Americans and whites. In , that number had grown to ,
The Reality of Dating White Women When You're Black
Why do I date white women? Black women have told me it's because I'm a sellout. The white men who can get past the mental anguish of my black penis tarnishing "their" women think I'm making some latent admission that their race has the most attractive women.
Fortunately for all of the more pale guys around there are a lot of reasons why black women love white men. Black women are especially interested in dating outside their race. In addition, white men are the most sought after when it comes to interracial dating. The pairing is spectacular. White men tend to be polite, financially stable, and interested in us.