"There are millions of really great guys out here that would love you to the depths of your soul and stand by you. Someone's got to the stay "Nearer, my God, to Thee'' or we all further fast-forward our dissent into hell in a hand basket.
There are many single men that will happily honor your spirit and desire to leave your mark on the world. (See decline of church and current state of Black America.) Black relationships at large are already for shite, you really think they're getting any better with less time spent in pews and more time partying, card playing and shit-talking? Lucas is the Relationships Editor at ESSENCE and the author of the upcoming dating advice guide, A Belle In Brooklyn: Advice for Living Your Single Life and Enjoying Mr.
Since 2007 she hosts and produces The Date Smarter Not Harder Relationships Talk Show on the Blog Talk Radio Network. Cooper has been featured in Black Enterprise magazine, and interviewed for CNN. Heart Beat,” she has penned hundreds of articles and provided relationship advice to thousands on her popular blog Surviving Dating. I believe that young women are especially prone to choose inappropriate men because their choices are often based on superficial qualities such as sex appeal.
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When exactly is it that this single Black woman would have time for a man in her life? As a parting thought, Cooper notes: "Single Black women trying to live a sanctified lifestyle won't be caught dead in the places where men are likely to be found. I have nothing against card playing and domino throwing, but isn't a holy roller dating a "shit-talking and cussing" man like the very definition of being unequally yoked? It would be great if men at large could be relied upon not to habitually line-step, but most like to test the limits.
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She writes: "..true reason that there are so many single, never married Black women in the United States -- Black churches.
Black women should abandon Black churches and focus more on themselves, their needs and those of their children than those of Black men or a religion, which Black men use to castigate and control an entire race of women." Her bottomline: Going to church for single Black women is a waste of time.