Interracial Relationships*As interracial relationships and marriages continue to increase in the US, they tend to exist much more when it involves a black male and white female.

And there are many reasons why most black women refuse to date white men. Some say it’s an overall attraction to black men and others point back to slavery and what white men did to black women then.

Here is a post from our partner site, MadameNoire, and the reasons why they believe black women don’t like white men all that much.

1. Body image

Black women are known to be naturally curvaceous. We are praised for our assests by the black men who love us. It has been known that the bigger the backside the better. The rounder the breast the better. The thicker the legs the more beautiful. In the white community this has been the complete opposite. The bigger the butt, the less attractive. If your hips are too wide you’re considered fat. Thinner is usually all around better within the white community. This is naturally engrained in both African American and Caucasian people’s subconscious. Many studies show that black men prefer woman with curves and white men prefer women who are thin. After speaking to 6 black women between the ages of 25-40 most state that they believe a white man would not be attracted to them because of their voluptuous bodies.

Read more at MadameNoire.