If I had to make a list of the stuff that I don’t like, advising single Black women to date outside of the race would be at the very top.

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The latest person to capitalize on this mythical “issue” by spewing this illogical advice is a blogger named Christelyn Karazin.

She already has a book you may have heard of (I hadn’t!

) called “Swirling: How to Date, Mate and Relate Mixing Race, Culture, and Creed”.

Recently, a production company picked up feature film rights to the movie.

It’s not because they’re out of options or answered a “wake up call” either.

These women just happened to fall in love with someone who isn’t Black because they don’t regard race in dating or marriage and they certainly don’t view their marriage as some sort of “movement”.

It’s amazing how much Black people have begun making interracial marriage a huge issue again.

No other information on the movie has been released yet, but the author says the book is “a dating wake-up call for African American women”. I don’t like the fact that these women (and men) are out here encouraging Black women to date outside of their race like it’s a fad, a trend or even a novel idea.

A wake-up call because not dating interracially implies that you’re sleeping? I don’t like it because then it makes it seem like women (like me) who happened to be married to someone of a different race did so because that’s the popular advice of today.

This “should we” or “shouldn’t we” interracial dating debate goes on ad nauseam in the black blogosphere with people speaking out passionately on both sides.

Then in the middle you have people like me who honestly do not care and wish that everyone would just stop talking about it – even those that are supposedly in support of it! In fact, there are plenty of Black women who have dated or married a non-Black person and it isn’t because they’ve applied some sort of warped logic and panic-stricken thinking to their love lives.