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Your parents sound like mine only my mom grew up in a Christian household. My dad got saved being with my mom but his level of commitment is not nearly what hers is. Their relationship has never been ideal in my lifetime. My parents are two people who should never have gotten married. I love my parents and I hope the best for them but I am determined not to have an unequally yoked marriage like they have. I have to marry someone who shares my faith and who is preferably as committed or more so than I am.
5 months, 2 weeks ago on How the ‘Black Church’ Cheated this Woman Out of the Possibility of Marriage with Kids…
I know that most black churches are a "patriarchy". However I happen to attend a black church where a black woman is the head pastor and we have several women ministers as well. It is a gem that is not perfect because no church is but I'm glad to have found it. :-)
I read his comments too. I swear people love to tell black women how to live, think, & feel like we're children;these people SMH.
6 months, 1 week ago on The Iyanla Vanzant Cluster Cuss: We BB&W MUST Keep Discussing the High OOW Rate
I was so excited to see it was him! I was like OMG Melodicmic! Lol. I've watched him on YouTube before; seems like a mad cool guy.
6 months, 1 week ago on Answering My Own Question: YES; Asian Men ARE a Thing…a VERY GOOD Thing…
You sound like my style twin! Lol. I weara flower in my hair almost all of the time. I also love dresses with floral prints. They're so feminine!
6 months, 1 week ago on QOTW: “Men Stare, But Don’t Make a Move. What Gives?”
Yes looking like a boss in that suit!
I know right. That was so inappropriate but it make me laugh. I like "slants" too; they look good to me (shrugs).
I saw this short film years ago. I wish it was a full film. James Kyson Lee is fine!
I have this book. It's very good!
I cosign this entire post!
6 months, 1 week ago on Asian Guy Shares His Feelings About AM/BW Relationships
Amen! I always say something similar to this.
6 months, 2 weeks ago on Video: Are Black Women Who Swirl a THREAT to White Women?
Read the NOTYOURGIRLFRIDAY blog to see how she breaks down black women in fandoms. The articles were so insightful. :-) The blog itself is awesome!
OMG it BTS/Bangtan Boys! I recently heard that they worked with Warren G in passing but I didn't know it was for an MV. I literally just got into them this year and mostly in the last week Dark & Wild is a bomb Kpop albumdef one of my fav's! Go BTS!
6 months, 2 weeks ago on R&B and Hip Hop Asian Artists Featuring Black Women: Is it Good?
OMG I wish I saw this article when I came out. I could say so much about this topic. I love Monsieur Nov! Especially his older music like Top Fresh. I call him Chinese D'Angelo. Hehe. I have to check out the second vid posted. :-)
I've loved this movie since I was a kid!
7 months ago on First Photos of Keke Palmer Playing Cinderella on Broadway!
Robbie Ammel is his name. He is a cutie :-)
7 months, 1 week ago on First Photos of Keke Palmer Playing Cinderella on Broadway!
I love it!!!
I know that this is a bit off-topic but....since were talking about colorism.... SMH! I thought it was a joke at first I guess not. Wow.
8 months, 1 week ago on Blackistani Light Skinned Privilege: Aren’t You Glad You’re Free of It?
This story always angers me to this day. It was so evil and pathetic.
8 months, 3 weeks ago on Ladies, Be VERY Careful Dating Ethnic Men. Parents and Family Often Come First
I love smartalecky1! She's awesome!
I know this is off topic but is that Cha Seung Won in your profile pic. Goodness that man is foine! Them ajusshi's though. :-) Mmm. Lord have mercy. Lol.
9 months, 3 weeks ago on Utter Hypocrisy: Let’s Talk About All the Dudes Hating On Eve’s Marriage
Yeah. I found that blog entry of hers a day or two ago. I was really sad about it but at least she's in a good place about the situation.
11 months, 2 weeks ago on BB&W Special Guest Dishes on Her Experience at a Black Woman/Asian Man Dating Event
Wow really. That stinks. :-( I hadn't been on her blog in a while so I had no idea. When did it happen? (If you know)
I love Jo Gan! Her blog is awesome. Her hubby is handsome. :-)
I saw this a couple of years ago. It was totally messed up. Lol.
I saw that episode. It was very upsetting but not surprising. SMH.
11 months, 2 weeks ago on Femininity Series Part II: Why Black Women Aren’t Happier When They’re Pregnant
I love this song since I heard it a couple of years ago!!!
1 year ago on The Great Debate: Should WM and BW Get Together Because Their Same Race Counterparts Are High Maintenance? Some Say Yes
That's what I suspected. Second generation and beyond tend to be more open-minded than the newbies. I would like to start shopping at asian markets too. You can only find so much on the "international aisle" at Kroger. Lol. I wish we had a H Mart. :-( I'd be all up in there! We have a few Asian local markets though mostly NOT on my side of town though, booooo. I'm not surprised about the underlying prejudiced feelings of your white friends or many southern white people in general. I know that they are not all card carrying members of the kkk but........ You understand if you're not apart of their klan.
1 year ago on And the States with the Highest Interracial Marriages Are…
Do the Asians in Atlanta seem to be more recent immigrants therefore less inclined to interact with non Asians? I know the one's straight from the motherland will probably be more standoffish and sometimes prejudiced towards other people of color especially black people. Also older Asians can be notorious with their racial prejudice and this may affect their children's choice in mate. Maybe the Asians back home in DC are more acculturated into the mainstream culture. I do know that the DC AMBW meetup group was/is pretty popular so maybe they are just more open-minded there. Plus you live in the dirty south and maybe they get discriminated against alot by white people and other groups and it makes them standoffish. I'm just speculating but these things may have something to do with it.
I visit a number of AMBW groups from time to time and they have meetups all the time. Especially in Cali where you live, New York, DC there even used to be one in my state. Maybe you should try to get in contact with some of the sisters and Asian men who set these meetups. They may be able to give you the lowdown on how to set up these events. If meetups for AMBW groups can be set up and successful then certainly WM/BW can be set up since it's much more common.
The guys were completely disgusting. SMH. Black women run for the hills.
1 year ago on Buzzfeed Does Creative Video On Who’s Most Interested in Interracial Dating. What’s Your Take?
I'm not surprised by this but it is no less annoying. The narcissism is quite "clear". (Pun intended.)
I'm not surprised by this but ut is no less annoying. The narcissism is quite "clear". (Pun intended.)
Minus the jealousy his adoration of her is endearing.
Jimmy Uso is pretty hot. A little too jealous for my taste but he definitely loves him some Trinity. Polynesian men can be super foine! You're right that Trinity would probably be passed on or at least not been wifed up by a black man. She is "regular black" and therefore not exotic enough for most black men to consider wifey material. I'm always happy to see black women get married to men who really love them. :-)
That annoyed me too. I was like "why they just gotta be white? " People often seem to think interracial relationships have to always include a white person.
I watch it sometimes (I've seen season 1.) and was surprised that both black women on the show were in IR relationships. :-)
On your list blackwomenasianmen Tumblr is my favorite blog besides this one. I love that place! :-)
1 year, 1 month ago on Why are Black Women Mocked If Their Non-Black Mates Don’t Look Like Adonis?
Lol. I guess because the Black community puts so much emphasis on the bottom it made me self conscious about my shape. But now I'm learning to embrace my shape and work with what I have and wear what looks good on me. :-)
1 year, 1 month ago on Iffy Belly? No Waist to Speak Of? Consider the Monokini
I feel the same as you and Christelyn. I also have the apple shaoe. No Butt At All. SMH. I used to tell myself I had an hourglass figure but I don't. I have broad shoulders too. A bountiful bosom I have so at least my shape is not totally manly looking. lol. But I would be lying if I said that I was never insecure about my lack of curves. I guess we can't all be like Beyonce. ( shrugs shoulders.)
I love them! My Oppas! Lol. :-)
1 year, 1 month ago on Latest from Robin Thicke: “I’m Just Trying to Get Her Back”
Tell me about it. Finding a job in my major will be limited. But I'm coming up with a back up plan for other things that I'd like to do with my life.
1 year, 2 months ago on Why Is Everyone Mad At A “Non-Working” Black Woman?
ITA with everything you said.
Wow. Just wow. That was so shady. I'm sorry that that happened to you. SMH.
I've seen both these stories on tv before. Absolutely shameless.
1 year, 2 months ago on Video: “Black Women Get a Special Kind of Shade,” Says Me, Talking to Tom Joyner TV
1 year, 2 months ago on YAAAEESS! Bruno Mars Is a Multi-racial Dose of Deliciousness!
Wow. I am speechless. Even the "Motherland" is has drank the inferiority Kool-Aid. SMH.
1 year, 2 months ago on “Clutch/The Frisky” Nails It With Their Critique of ‘Whitenicious’
I love this commercial. It makes me smile really wide whenever I see it. :-)
1 year, 2 months ago on Swiffer Commercial Is Just the Beginning. Ad Guys Know EXACTLY What’s Up
I've seen this before so awkward! LOL! What is she like 90. I bet she'll never forget that convo. haha
1 year, 2 months ago on Hilarious Bedsider PSA’s Addresses the Birth Control Without the Outrage