Christelyn D. Karazin is the co-author of “Swirling: How to Date, Mate and Relate, Mixing Race, Culture and Creed,” and runs a very popular interracial relationships blog called Beyond Black & White (www.BeyondBlackWhite.com). She’s also been married to white guy for over 11 years and together they have four kids.
In this episode:
–Overcoming preconceived notions about the dating preferences of women outside your racial and/or ethnic group
–How to reference racial differences without sounding like a douchebag
–Dealing with external pressure about interracial relationships
–Understanding cultural difference when flirting and making overtures
–Top ten turn-offs that men new to interracial dating do
–Why you need to understand and recognize body language cues, in order to date interracially with success.
–Why being a “people pleaser” can kill your chances with women of color.
–How to become more culturally aware and why this could save your relationship.