Open your mind and your heart to the possibilities for love. Neither of you should see the other as a chief ambassador or racial educator for your group.Be aware that there may be cultural differences about certain things like flirting. As people of colour, we are very used to being the ones who are discriminated against.Perhaps, they only take you to inconspicuous places in one part of town. Anyone who is ashamed of being seen with you does not deserve to date you, whatever the story. Choose someone worthy of the wonderful person you are.
Six messages in total – not each – is enough to know whether you want a date. Chances are that you won’t fancy each other, or that only one of you will fancy the other. It’s easy to lose faith when your first few dates don’t work out.
If your dating pool feels too small, it’s time to widen it.
The fastest way to do that is by meeting people of different backgrounds.
For example, some cultures may seem more ‘aggressive’ than others. After all, racism is still alive and well in our supposedly post-racial times.
However, as human beings we all make pre-judgements against each other.
Singles looking to mingle are increasingly crossing cultures to find their perfect partners on dating sites. You may be from one culture and your potential honey is from another.