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I allowed life to take its course and didn't set superficial standards that my future mate needed to meet in order for me to date him. Robyn Thorpe: You have a great perspective and just share it with your single friends. C.: What is so wrong with a man not being "into fat women"? Is it not true that you can tell a lot about someone based on external characteristics such as posture, speech/diction, tidiness, and body fat?Robyn Thorpe: The poem was suppose to be in praise of all Black women and then it had a disclaimer, just the small ones.

However, for every 100 single black women, there are only 70 single black men, according to recent Census figures that do not count the prison population or men living in group homes. You can also hear Thorpe, Williams and author Natalie Hopkinson discuss dating on Washington Post Radio.

Thorpe, who grew up in Allentown, Pa., and attended Penn State University and North Carolina Central University School of Law, is a panelist for a Washington, D. Transcript follows: ____________________ Suburban Virginia: Why does the typical black male father kids, then bolt from their responsibilities?

That is why I'm thankful that I as a black woman have options still in terms of dating and a mate. That is why I'm thankful that I as a black woman have options still in terms of dating and a mate. _______________________ Baltimore, Md.: Robyn, I found your article very interesting.

As a single man living in Baltimore I find myself in the same predicament as you and some of your friends.

Nothing is wrong with having standards, but when those standards are superficially based, I think it is detrimental.