Interracial dating advice for white men
But there are parts of the country - and certainly around the world - where the stigma is still rife and keenly felt by those in an interracial relationship.
It pays to be aware of these clashes of culture, not only to head off any potential problems but to celebrate your differences too.
Take comfort in the solid foundation of your relationship - face up to any and all stigma together.
Because anyone who's experienced black and white dating will know that the problems interracial couples face are seldom with each other.
Of course, having abuse hurled at you by total strangers is still a sad possibility, but thankfully a much rarer one these days.
She is also sometimes your first black girlfriend and other times a Barack Obama tribute band.
We're proud to say that the interracial dating community on Elite Singles is thriving, and our intelligent matchmaking system is premised on the very idea that long-lasting love simply isn't skin deep...
It's fair to say that our interracial dating community represents the enlightened majority in American society.
A Gallup poll in 2013 found that 96% of black people and 84% of white people approve marriage between blacks and whites.
This means that 87% of Americans overall see no problem with black-white marriage, up from a meager 4% in 1958.