Question of the Week

QOTW: “Forced to Always Be Tough, How Do I Show My Rainbeau My Vulnerable Side?”

Ah, the curse of the Strong Black Woman. I got a note from someone who reached out to me because in her first interracial dating experience, she is blown away by the drive this rainbeau seems to have to want to take care of her. It’s not a position many of us black women are used to, and it scares the crap out of some of us. Here’s my take:

It’s a hard thing to do…being the yin to someone’s yang. But I have a rule about feminine fall back: ONLY do so for men who have proved themselves WORTHY of it.

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