But don't let that serve as an excuse: People should get over it.But even if they don't, you have your own life to live.
Black hair is an incredibly versatile and amazing topic, but if you weren't brought up around it, it can be confusing.
Since you're with your man, it's safe to assume you've already cross-checked for any annoying interceptions like being considered a fetish or “a score.” Sadly, black women have to be aware of those types of things when they date outside their race because stereotypes still manage to live and function in society.
A black woman's body should still be considered a temple, not some exotic display that has happened in the disgusting past.
At times, you've probably had to tell your man why a group of black men looked at him like he was their third-grade bully all grown up.
The stares won't stop and the judgments will be hard at times, but you have to remember there was a time when the two of you together was unfathomable.
We rolled down the windows in her beat-up car and took in as much air as we could. Every black girl I knew was saying, “Get yourself a white man,” as though they were selling out quick.