Many of us have a perfect idea of what love is. Unfortunately, our perception of what love can be skewed. Today’s generation believes love hurts. In fact, some people equate abuse with love. Whether it be physical, mental, or emotional abuse, love itself is not painful.
AAVE, formerly known as Black English Vernacular and Ebonics, is regarded as a language with distinct aspects of pronunciation and vocabulary amongst sociolinguists. Although this language is commonly heard among black communities, it is commonly used by companies and organizations online when they want to have a black voice.
The problem with the body count question is, it’s almost an invasion of privacy and borderline demeaning. A woman’s worth shouldn’t be determined by her number of sexual partners or experiences. There are more respectful ways of asking about sexual history.
In an effort to love without the repercussions of being hurt, people tend to seek a deep emotional connection without calling it love. This is done as a safety precaution to shield their heart. In a situationship you have all components of a committed relationship. The only difference is there’s no title or true commitment, which is a dangerous game to play.
For as long as we have been on this continent, Black bodies have been policed. How we look, how we talk, how we dress…
For black people, we employ something called “gallows humor”.