When I first got braids a couple of months ago, I was riddled with compliments.
It was a huge change from the curly auburn afro I’ve been rocking for the past few years, so it was easy enough to see why people were excited about the change. Getting weird looks from old white people walking down the street.
It starts with infatuation and several stages later, moves towards true love.
[Read: The 9 stages of love every relationship goes through] And during the first stage of love, the infatuation stage, the relationship is all rosy and perfect.
And this is where understanding, compromise and communication start to play the big part.
And if you have a boyfriend with a wandering eye, this is probably when you’d start to see the signs too!
You can’t stop thinking of your boyfriend when he isn’t around.
And your boyfriend can’t take his eyes off you when you’re around.
Doesn’t matter if the sun is shining, if it’s pouring rain, or dumping snow. “ — a really tiny beer — for you and your delicate Spanish girlfriend. Then you bring the ridiculous mini-beer to your girl. Sometimes there are moments where you are super aware that they are white But hey, let’s try to make this work, right? Have you experienced any general interracial relationship weirdness? By now, most have heard of the “Five Love Languages” — an incredible book and communication tool by Gary Chapman — and it's likely you know your primary and secondly love languages (Words of Affirmation and Acts of Service). But, there is something about the edge, the unknown and the uneasy “Where do we stand? Dating is a game, and I think sarcastic people have a natural edge over the competition.There are way too many people who hate their jobs and keep on doing them, just like there are way too many women who settle for men who treat them poorly.What is it about non-ideal situations which makes us keep carrying on, doing nothing to change?[Read: 16 real reasons why your boyfriend’s so mean and annoying] Dealing with a boyfriend’s wandering eye When a man starts to get past the infatuation stage in love, that’s when you’d start to see his real side, flaws and all.