Black and Single: Meeting and Choosing a Partner Who's Right for You

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Agate Publishing, Mar 1, 2009 - Family & Relationships - 278 pages
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Tired of having your search for a romantic partner complicated by the battle of the sexes? Let Dr. Larry E. Davis--a psychologist, social worker, and voice of reason--show you a better way. Now in its revised and updated third edition, Black and Single has been the premier relationship guide for African-Americans for ten years. Filled with entertaining and thought-provoking examples from the real world of dating, it’s a practical, one-of-a-kind tool to help you find the partner you’ve been seeking.
 

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Sociologist Davis fought hard to convince publishers in 1993 that black singles faced a different dating scene than whites, and now he presents the third edition of this landmark book. The professor ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
Why You Date Who You Do
13
Assessing Your Romantic Market Value
31
Identify Your Field of Eligibles
50
The Importance of Color and Beauty
61
The Right Place
72
The Right Time
82
Getting Off to a Good Start
90
A Positive Outlook
137
Down Time Aint Necessarily Bad Time
144
Liking Loving and Lusting
153
When Why and with Whom
168
Interracial Dating
185
Dating with Children
202
Avoiding Violence and Rape
220
A Review
233

Perceiving Fairness Experiencing Happiness
100
Bases of Romantic Power
119
References
241
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