Dating for black women
Of course, it’s a common belief that staying within one’s culture leads to smoother relationships.That applies with race, but what about marrying outside of one’s religion?
Perhaps bolstering the “high school/college sweetheart” or “young love” tropes, 16 percent say they met their current partners in school (the place with the highest percentage). Many men would surely like to know when she wants to take that first but huge step.With all that in mind, 60 percent of respondents agree or strongly agree it is fine to date without wanting a serious commitment.Black women and interracial relationships It’s good to see Spike Lee finally winning an Oscar, and it’s good to remember his explorative film Jungle Fever (which also helped catapult the careers of Wesley Snipes and Samuel L. Have things changed since Lee’s 1991 understanding of what happens in interracial relationships?Seven hundred participants completed the survey, which was fielded in February 2019.Nearly 350 were female, and a plurality (79 percent) self-identified as Black/African-American.As far as the online domains, 11 percent of respondents say they find potential mates via dating sites/social media.
Perhaps surprisingly, 10 percent find dating partners at work considering we’re deep into the #metoo era, with all its fallout and warnings.
African-American women’s views were more spread out when asked if they would settle down with someone outside their faith: Most participants hold neutral views about their men drinking alcohol and using marijuana, but there is an extremely negative reaction to cocaine.
For the most part, women have no main “dealmakers” besides wanting a man with good income.
What are their attitudes toward love, dating and marriage in general?
The answers to these questions and others can be found in a recent EBONY/Question Pro study.
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