At African American Matchmaking, we don’t buy into the commonly held notion that there are no good Black men. But just like a good Black woman is hard to find, good Black men can be hard to find, too.
Statistics are arguable a source of enlightenment. Rather than react in fear, we can respond with strategy. We have to be smart and being smart means being selective, screening appropriately to find a partner who is right for you.
From Best Black Dating Sites (reprinted with permission):
“Where are all the good single Black men?” can be frequently heard throughout the dating scene. At BestBlackDatingSites.org, we decided to investigate this by the numbers and put into perspective how many quality Black male singles there really are for Black single women.
Let’s start by looking at some common criteria single Black women are looking for in a Black man, and how many Black men qualify based on those requirements.
I WANT A BLACK MAN
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the ratio of women to men in the U.S. is about 145 million women to roughly 139 million men. In more manageable terms—for every 100 sistas, there are about 87 brothas.
I WANT A BLACK MAN WHO DOESN’T LIKE OTHER MEN
4% of men are exclusively homosexual, compared to 2% of women. Thus, there are NET 2% fewer straight men for every straight woman due to sexual preference. Interesting fact: When surveyed, the average American believes 20% of Americans are homosexuals. Actual studies put the range between 3-12%.
I WANT A MAN WHO IS INTERESTED IN ME, A BLACK WOMAN
70% of interracial relationships are comprised of Black men dating White women. 8.5% of Black men are married to White women.
I WANT A MAN WHO HAS NOT BEEN IN JAIL
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