He also likes to be well dressed and appreciates a clean home.Well, we can say he is relatively low-maintenance …It goes back to the period even before a baby is born to a newly married African couple.
He is an inheritor, a direct ‘extension’ of his father, the one who is going to continue the family legacy and take the family’s last name into future generations. The sense of security he brings to his relationships is what every woman wants.2.
This male child grows up with a clear understanding of his role in the family, which translates into his future relationships.1. Provider: His role as provider and bread winner for his family comes naturally to the African male, ingrained in him by his upbringing as ‘the man’.
I personally have a number of Black male family members and friends who have never been to jail, have college degrees, and are good fathers.
except that those traditional meals take hours to prepare., delve into different experiences and is more open to learning new things from his partner.
Although he normally presents a strong outward persona, most African men tend to remain ‘mama’s boys’ throughout their lives, needing their wives to be naturally nurturing.
As an African-American woman, I sympathize greatly with the plight of Black men in America.The most troubling issue for me is the slanted press and stereotypes Black men endure, resulting in them carrying a skewed reputation of being violent, lazy criminals everywhere they go.To marry an African man is to be with a man who takes on his responsibilities as provider very seriously; even when circumstances do not permit him to, he never stops trying to maintain his natural role as head of the family.. While he is not always a saint, he usually goes out of his way to keep his affairs under tight wraps.A man who disrespects his wife gets very little respect from others and is made fun of in the community. Easily satisfied: Well, there’s an African saying that goes, “the easiest way into a man’s heart is through his stomach.” Preparing his favorite traditional meals and providing him meals is key to his happiness.He is the provider not only of his immediate family, but also of his birth family – his responsibilities towards the well-being of parents, siblings, nieces, nephews and other close family members is seldom forgotten. “My wife”, “my children” are words he proudly utters.The quality of help he provides to those closest to him is one of the things he will always be known for. An African man with a well-put together family is an automatic success story in the society.