Race matters when dating
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Like the pool.“I don’t want to go swimming every other day,” said O’Neill, who lives in the South Loop and now has two children with her husband.
After nearly eight years of marriage, she still tells him, “I don’t have blow-and-go hair.
When I get in the water, it’s going to be a long process until I can get my hair back straight.”When they first met, she said, “I had a weave in my hair,” and he was perplexed.
“Make sure that the person of color doesn’t continue to feel like a marginalized person within the relationship,” she said.
Discuss what it’s like “being a black person in America.” Use relevant TV shows or movies as jumping-off points for those sorts of conversations, she suggests.
“We bleed, we cry, we all have hurt feelings,” O’Neill said.