Online dating for merely
Basically, just like pretty girl problems…only the exact opposite. The type of people (black and other) interested in virtual dating in actually meeting black people might not be found on the sites cited by these studies Five days from now, approximately 250 to 400 very smart people will descend on Washington D. to attend VSB Lounge, Episode 1: Three Deez — an event created, sponsored, promoted, and organized by a website that each of these 250 to 400 very smart people frequent.
Books will be signed, Patron shots will be passed, and babies will be conceived in parking lots and bathroom stalls.
What’s particularly nice about online dating, though, is the ability to auto-eliminate the people who you definitely are not going to get along with. While it’s generally considered to be “cool” if you happened to meet and date someone you happened to first meet online, nothing’s analogous to the level of simultaneous condescension and “” admitting you joined a dating site usually receives.I experienced this first hand a couple weeks ago while talking to Ms.But, while this phenomenon has inundated us with “Who” and “What” (I’m more curious about the “Why,” and I thought of three possible reasons. Black people are just not that into online dating, either Although the aughts brought with them a beginning to the end of the black community’s ongoing (and silly) tabooization of many dating practices (), the stigma attached to online dating remains intact.Despite our increasingly lascivious love affair with Facebook and Twitter — and the time we waste, er, spend cultivating that romance – a black person publicly admitting they actually sought out and met a potential romantic partner on the internet is akin to, well, a black person publicly admitting they actually sought out and met a potential romantic partner on the internet.
Solomon of The Dating Truth and a few other single sistas at an open mic event.