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Because of these realities, I had resigned to the idea that there would be no “I do” in my future. That view of my future drastically changed when my casual request to shoot hoops was accepted.
Not only did I find a black man who wanted to love me, but I also felt he was worthy of my love.
Those people do not understand that this country’s institutions constantly fail black people.
I shrugged and stared at my plate, trying to avoid eye contact. Men were more interested in getting a drink and going back to my place than they were in my name, let alone my hobbies or passions.
I blamed all my bad dates on the city’s commitment-phobic dating scene. Female friends all over the country are having difficulties finding a partner worth marrying, especially if they’re black.
I don’t want to get married and the reason why is complicated. In our time together, we’ve continually managed to gracefully overcome standard relationship issues, like establishing sexual boundaries and making time for one another despite hectic schedules.
My lack of desire to tie the knot is not because I do not have a significant other that I love. Since our chance meeting that day at the park, I’ve had a partner in the true sense of the word. He held my right leg and counted down from ten on every contraction, while I pushed our baby girl into the world.