What is Black self love? To put it simply, it is a regard for one’s self love and self being through the Black gaze. With commitments like work and school, nourishing your body and mind can be put to the wayside.
Black self love and Black self acceptance are more important than ever. In light of recent events, it’s important for Black people to practice self love.
Here are some ways to find Black self love during a revolution.
Despite what you see in tear-jerk rom-coms and 90’s teen dramas, being single isn’t some awful sickness or dangerous bad thing to be “saved” from. Dating isn’t like showing up to a restaurant completely starving, ready to order exactly what you want, to fill you up entirely.
Dating is like taking yourself out to dinner and then stopping for an espresso or ice cream cone on the way home. A partner is an addition or extra to your already vibrant and beautiful life, it’s not your whole life.