Black women dating scene
At 31, attorney Robyn Thorpe isn't sure she's ready to be married yet.
But since she knows she wants to be married someday, she makes it her business to put herself in a places where she can meet black men. ET, Thorpe discussed her dating experiences as recounted by Post reporter Krissah Williams in "Singled Out ," the latest installment of the "Being a Black Man" series.
Recently, we reached out to our 19,000 Agenda newsletter subscribers and asked them: How would you grade the dating scene in Charlotte? The hook-up scene on the other hand is an A .” “Charlotte is weird for dating.
And what are your thoughts on the Charlotte dating scene? It’s like there are too many women so it’s ultra competitive or maybe guys just don’t want to settle down.” “If you’re in the scene for fun then you’re in the right place but if you’re looking for a meaningful relationship you’ve got your work cut out for you.
I've noted that many African men have these same views - and will call a black woman a slave, wench, etc., and a white woman a "prize". Robyn and would not look to Africa to find a prince. I'm sorry but it's sad to see a 45 year old never-been-married sista talking about the virtues of not settling.
It's because these men have low self esteem themselves that they are this way. C.: I'm a 35 year old BW who decided to exercise my options and to marry outside the culture (African). We may never have the ole-school love our parents had. We gotta start taking risks and finding love in new places.
I recently attended one of those events that dating sites host in order to give singles matches a chance to get offline and meet each other in person.
One instance of claimed exploration is this study done back in October by the dating site OKCupid in which they mined their data to see how race and gender affected your chances at the site. Whether it's due to talkativeness, loneliness, or a sense of plain decency, black women are by far the most likely to respond to a first contact attempt.