many Black women yearn for constant affirmation and attention from their men, regardless of how “good” these women are, this care seems to evade them. Yet many of them can watch their partners/ex-partners and their daughters play on the living room floor and view front and center what the love they want from a man looks like. And that’s…sad.
Panama Jackson is a co-founder of the award-winning blog VerySmartBrothas.com and co-author of Your Degrees Won't Keep You Warm Ar Night: The Very Smart Brothas Guide to Dating, Mating, and Fighting Crime. He likes Kool-Aid, bad Black movies, and really long book titles.