Another question you could ask them is, “What should my bf/gf do to win your trust? Remember, most of the time they are right and who wants to gamble with the few times they might be wrong, just for the sake of having a bf/gf.Ask your parents if they would be willing to meet with your bf/gf and have them explain their reservations to him/her.Parents remember their own good and bad choices while dating.They just want you to be protected from bad consequences which could affect the rest of your life. They have fears of unwanted pregnancy, date rape, drug use, physical abuse, or simply having their children get a needless and unnecessary broken heart.
But the reality is that only 54 percent said they had actually done so.
Since many young people lack experience dating a person from another racial group, that provides fertile ground for stereotypes to persist.
In my own life, I've encountered my share of dating myths about Black men; here are a few that make interracial dating challenging: Dating a Black guy is not some silver bullet against being racist.
The fact that you are Black and your partner isn’t doesn’t mean she or he isn’t prejudiced against other people who look like you or that your partner can't commit racist acts.
A person could hold on to racist beliefs and still believe that “you’re one of the good ones."You don't have to get fresh cornrows, start listening to trap music, or attempt speaking African-American Vernacular English just because you're trying to date a Black dude. And remember, there's a difference between appreciation and appropriation, as Maisha Z.