"But I do agree that some black churches teach women that they must only date a man that goes to church regularly." Watkins, who is African-American and whose father is a Southern Baptist minister, described his interactions with southern women who are devout churchgoers.
Boyfriend is disturbed because his girlfriend has a great rack (boobs), but won’t wear revealing clothing to show them off.
Why benefits does he think he is going to receive from his girl wearing next to nothing?
"If they meet a black man that is not in church, they are automatically eliminated as a potential suitor.
This is just limiting their dating pool." The traditional structure and dynamics of black churches, mostly led by black men, convey submissive attitudes to women, Cooper says, encouraging them to be patient -- instead of getting up and going after what they want.
Cooper, who is black and says she is not strictly religious, argues that rigid beliefs constructed by the black church are blinding black women in their search for love.
In raising the issue, Cooper ignited a public conversation about a topic that is increasingly getting attention in the black community and beyond.
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(CNN) -- Legs covered in skin-toned stockings, her skirt crisp to the knee, Patty Davis slips on the black heels she has shined for the day.
), and get to the finish line in the love race unscathed, or at least just lightly bruised.
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