So you'll pop off about something completely innocent sounding to you, and you'll have a full-blown argument on your hands. In my case, I thought my fairly liberal and diverse upbringing (for a suburban white guy) made it possible for me to make observations about certain things. :-) But I've also learned a tremendous amount about perspectives I hadn't considered before.
I mean, I considered them intellectually, but it's different when you're talking about someone you care deeply about.
If you had asked high school me this question, I would have said "sure," because that's the acceptable answer.
But the real answer was probably more like "gee I never really considered that until right now."I was always open to it I guess, but I think if we're honest with ourselves, the younger versions of us imagine ourselves with people that look like us.
Question for black girls: which white boys do you prefer?
People assume that just because your BF is white that you’re only into white dudes.
The biggest thing you need to prepare yourself for as a white male, is that you're going to say or do something stupid.
Just be ready, because you won't see it coming. You were born you, and your perspective is shaped by it.
Coming to terms with the fact that there are some things about being black that they will just never get, no matter how empathetic they are.
Sometimes there are moments where you are super aware that they are white But hey, let’s try to make this work, right? Have you experienced any general interracial relationship weirdness?