Before everyone gets to mingle, three of the men meet with Iyanla to talk about why they avoid dating within their race.To camera, the men explain themselves with unflinching honesty.
By: Alexis Ditaway Love is something that defies standard, goes beyond expectations, and breaks limitations.
When it is real, it is something you cannot control, and something you cannot ignore.
The following year, in 1998, the two had a son named Elliot.
The road for this couple wasn’t as smooth as you would think. Since their divorce was never finalized, they renewed their vows in 2004.
Percentages of Black men and women dating outside their races have increased significantly over the last decade.
More so now than ever, it has become more common to see a Black man with a white woman (or non-African American) on his arm.They like to place that strong personality on you, and sometimes, you just kind of like, you know, 'Stay in a woman's place.'" Speaking with Iyanla, all three men dig deeper into how these preferences formed.Bo says that he learned from his mother to avoid "angry" women.After a busy day of revealing exercises and emotional sessions to explore what's really at the heart of their anger, the women of the House of Healing retire indoors to relax before attending a mixer at the house with some surprise guests.Those guests include four black men who do not date black women.What I DO have a problem with, are the black men who REFUSE to date black women based on preconceived notions and stereotypes. Many black men have decided that dating black women is “not worth the trouble”, and have deliberately excluded us from their dating pool, seeking the attention of women of other races, primarily white.