As a result, black men have much more relative power and influence in relationships with black women.
Often times the person with lower social value feels "lucky" to be with his or her partner even in situations in which the partner is abusive, neglectful, or has been unfaithful.
You're probably wondering what relative social value has to do with the black community and the 70% single rate among black women. S are systematically being over-valued while black women are being under-valued.
What I'm referring to is the relative social value of black men and women and how they are affected by the interracial dating disparity.
By social value I'm referring to how much of a "catch" a person is considered to be, and as a result how many options that person has socially, and how much leverage this person has in relationships with the opposite sex..
For Green, it was his only second ever encounter with racism in 20 years‘I am dating a man who helps me buy groceries, wash laundry, and even clean my apartment even though he has other things to do, works 40 hours a week, and it’s not his job.
I am dating a man that holds doors open for me and everyone else behind him EVERY TIME.‘I am dating a man who has never been arrested, and doesn’t walk around acting like a fool.Ashlyn is a college sophomore at Wichita State University working on a degree in social work.Her goal is to become an advocate for children and animals.I am dating a man with a future.‘I am dating a man with a great sense of humor.I am dating a man who cuddles his puppy like a newborn baby. ‘We are all human, no matter what you hair, skin, or eye color is.. I cannot stand the ignorance of some people in this world.’ A third critic threatened her with death, while another urged her to kill herself.I am dating a humble man, someone who puts others before himself.