Growing up in Northern Kentucky, I got used to being the only Black kid in most of my classes. In high school, there were other Black students, but none of them in my close-knit drama and speech class circles. LIke these nine things, for instance.
They will never understand the hair thing. From moisturizing, to protecting with a satin cap, there is always a new and interesting thing for your guy to discover. Though I date smart enough humans to not ever be asked to be the voice of my entire race, I still get asked how I feel about rappers using the N-word, and who has access to it.
They will always be embarrassed about fried chicken. They need help knowing what to tell their friends. Their friends want to know what the differences are, even when none are all that apparent.
Give him some ammo. You will both help each other through this. Seasoning skills are not something you are born with.
Instructions needed. Expect to learn a lot, too.
I had never listened to Radiohead before dating my last boyfriend, even though I had heard they were a pretty influential contemporary band. Halloween presents unique opportunities. If you want to point out your melanin difference, there are lo of costumes you can partake in.
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But, you can definitely take yourselves less seriously on October 31st each year. When you fall in love, it will have nothing to do with your race.
A lot of people on the Internet like to weigh-in negatively about interracial relationships and why they happen. Truthfully, like any relationship, you cannot help whom you love.
If you have the same interests, enjoy spending time together, and can see a real future with someone, you will love them without even thinking about their race. It is neither advantageous or disadvantageous to date outside of your race, or class, or within your gender. Love who you love, and have fun on the ride.
Akilah is a comedian taking improv and sketch courses at Upright Citizens Brigade. She is also sometimes your first black girlfriend and other times a Barack Obama tribute band.
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