What can be even more disheartening than seeing your beautiful, professional, well-educated sisterfriend still unattached is seeing a successful Black man settle down with someone of another ethnic group.The immediate thought for many is, With all the gorgeous, accomplished Black women available, why didn't he choose one of us?Stories about the number of Black women who are single have made headlines for years, and many of us are tired of hearing them.But the reality often hits home during the holidays, when discussing your love life becomes an appetizer at meals with the family.So it's no wonder we're thrilled for Black women who have found love—no matter the ethnicity of their partner.Though Black men are still twice as likely as Black women to date outside their race, it seems more and more of us are becoming open to dating beyond the color line.So, it makes sense to invest in the quality relationships in our life.
Over half (55%) of respondents say films have influenced their perception of what love should be like, with movies like The Notebook and Love Actually most likely to have an impact.Maybe once has Kendall been photographed on what can be called and confirmed as a date, and she's never openly commented on any relationship of hers.And yet, she's been linked to nearly and for every real relationship there are about five other fake ones reported.When asked for clarification, Foxx reassured the shutterbug that the two are "just friends" and are actually working together on an upcoming animated project. Most recently Holmes' rep called a report that their wedding plans were on hold due to Holmes' pregnancy "categorically untrue." Foxx's rep also told E!News that he is "not engaged, not getting married and not having another child."But just because they aren't engaged or expecting a child doesn't mean they aren't dating, with one insider saying it's been going on for years, and it's "not a secret among their friends." They have remained most careful not to be seen in public together and they strategically coordinate their arrivals and departures in able to be at the same place at the same time but not attract too much attention.