And yes, I have been rejected

Dating a white guy in high school

Yes, it is scary, but usually if you pay attention enough to the situation you'll be able to tell generally if they like you. If you are a honor roll student and member of the key club, but you're interested in the slacker in the back row, you will have conflicted interests. Get out there and meet people and be able to have something to bring to the conversation. The first time I had ever questioned my physical appearance was before I even began first grade.

More importantly, if you are a needy person and you want to date a loner, you will have problems getting to a comfortable intimacy level. If you keep agendas hidden from them or refuse to let them meet the person you're dating, it will be a lot more difficult for you in the long run to have a good relationship on either end. It took around a month before I even would want to speak to him. It is a good feeling to know that you are secure enough in your relationship that the disapproval of others only adds to the excitement.

Also, if something goes wrong, you'll need your core group of friends to hold you up and be there for you. For example, I would say that I really liked them and felt like there was something more between us than just being friends. Develop your own personality. This cuts out the awkward not knowing phase which will drive you crazy if you wait around in it too long.

More importantly if you

The more attention I received from black men, the less white men wanted to talk to me, as if I had been eternally branded as a traitor. There's no point putting yourself in the position to be in pain around someone. Fitting into this lifestyle felt more natural to me than living in Rochester ever did.

There are other people who are waiting to be with you. Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia. If you're creative, get involved with a writing group or join the band.

Once you know your boundaries, demand that they be respected. Try not to make a relationship your whole world because it will limit your experience in other areas of life. And i can tell you its a sad and unfortunate feeling that I am scared of feeling again. It actually made it easier because I was so shy so all I had to do was meet up with him after class and say yes.

If you keep agendas hidden

He showed me new music, food, and gave me a new perspective to consider. Dating a black man is not the same as dating a white man.