Christelyn: As with most advocacy, my motivation comes from having my own experiences.
This trend is also true for the United States — across the pond, U. daters most preferred Asian women, except for Asian men.
It’s time to have an honest, open discussion about interracial relationships.
Necessity is the mother of invention when it comes to the work I do!
I also advocate because Black women are at a unique dating disadvantage in America.
Places online like Interracial Dating allows for men and women to take all the guess work out of wondering whether or not a non-Black person is open to them.
I’ll admit there’s still some hesitancy to connect offline by both genders—I know this because they write me constantly about how to overcome it.No, I don’t mean gabbing about the latest drama between Olivia and Fitz.I mean actual, real-life interracial relationships. Despite its higher representation on TV and in pop culture, this is still a taboo subject, and one that is often met with a range of emotions that are not always positive.Marriageable Black women outnumber marriageable Black men by the millions.Yet we’re statistically the least likely to date interracially. My goal is to encourage Black women to exercise all of their options. Discount no one because of melanin, or lack thereof. Candice: What advice would you offer women who don’t date interracially because of what people might think? I know a few women who would never date interracially, despite the knowledge that men of other races are interested in them.It has been said that the United Kingdom has the highest rate of interracial relationships — ten times that of the European average.