While these couples do face some trials & tribulations, there are many White men/Black women couples that are successfully and happily in relationships and/or married.They choose to ignore the outside pressures and instead, forge ahead to enjoy the many amazing benefits of learning about and accepting one another's culture and creating a happy life together.One of the major contributors to these successful Black Women dating White men relationships is the ability for the couples to connect via the internet thru interracial dating sites.
What will their friends think if their son or daughter brings home someone of a different race?
In the past, interracial dating, specifically Black Women dating White Men, has been a taboo subject.
In recent years with popular movies such as 'Something New', 'Guess Who', 'Lakeview Terrace' and popular TV shows such as ‘Scandal’ that feature Black Women dating White Men, the acceptance of such couples has increased.
If they had children, the kids would be persecuted, etc...
Black Women dating White Men have the added societal pressure that comes from the Black Community of being judged as being a "sell out" and "abandoning the brothas" if she dates a white man.
While there still remains more than a few people that are bothered by such couples, more and more people in society are becoming open-minded to these relationships.
One of the most prevalent challenges that Black Women dating White Men face are the cultural differences between the races.
Black women face the irony of being ostracized in their own community when it is themen of that same community that have all but abandoned them in droves to date women of other races.
The expectation of Black Women dating White Men is that they are to wait for black men to return to them and be satisfied with being "the chick on the side" instead of taking matters into her own hands and expanding her love options by dating White Men.
These couples are often faced with many deep-rooted prejudices and societal pressures.
Some of the biggest opposition can come from the couple's family Members.