Dating double standards
From the way they act all the way down to their looks and hairstyles, black men prefer white women who act like black women over black women themselves.
Especially in the past year, we’ve seen women strive to achieve looks or characteristics that have always been prominent in African-American culture.
Every day, men around the world make it very clear what they do and don’t like in a woman.
Despite the fact that plenty women of other races do these things as well, black women are the main target of persecution for these simple behaviors.
The things women are expected to justify in relationships that men aren’t come up everywhere from the workplace to the bedroom.
While not always blatantly sexist, they are certainly rooted in sexist ideas of how men and women should behave.
In last week's column, I answered a question from a 27-year-old woman who had concerns about dating a man fifteen years her senior.
I cautioned her about the potential pitfalls, but in the end told her not to let the age gap get in the way if she truly believed he was her soul-match.
They’re like shadows that don’t look like us even a little bit. Braided hairstyles, simply walking around with a straight face — these are just a few of the things that many black men constantly criticize black women, and only black women, for.One noticeable trend about the commonly expressed preferences of black men specifically is that they display a huge double standard.Today being a cougar is something to aspire to, and if you are a younger man there is a certain pride that comes with dating an older women. So, to a younger man dating the older woman, my advice is not that different from that which I gave the 27-year-old woman dating the 42-year-old man. Ask yourself this question: is part of the appeal the fact that the woman is older?Does your ego love that you have been hunted by a cougar?
Here are seven of these dating double standards, things women are expected to justify in a relationship that men simply are not.