that this change was really already occurring in larger urban areas like Dakar.Of course, they had their gripes about “Dakar women” to share.“Dakar Women,” as if they are this sub-gender of women in Senegal, seem to be extremely stereotyped among Senegalese men…Download our free dating app, and get access to exclusive mobile features.Downloadfor i OSDownloadfor Android Download for Windows Phone Privacy: The information you provide will be used by International Limited and/or Dating Limited, Meetic’s group companies (by which we mean Meetic, any parent company of Meetic, and any subsidiaries of Meetic or its parent company), and their service providers located within and outside of the European Union (described herein as, the “Meetic Group”) in order to provide you with access to the Meetic Services.Luckily, I was not the only woman in this conversation and a Senegalese woman home on vacation from Dakar was there to back me up as I explained that, from my point of view, it is OK for women to be educated, to have their own money, to not know how to cook or clean (for men how to cook and clean, for that matter) for women to have a mind of their own, to be educated, to have the right to say no to polygamy and yes to monogamy, and to share duties with her husband.However, I pointed out and reiterated that I am an American and for me, such thoughts are normal if not omnipresent in my life and world at home.For over 10 years, thousands of happy men and women have met their soul mates on Afro Introductions and have shared their stories with us. For a fun, safe and uniquely African dating experience, join free today.Use your mobile phone to browse singles, view profiles and see photos on our dating website.
They may not come out and say them, but it is typically what many have in mind for an ideal spouse.
I may live here for two years, but ultimately, I identify as an American and that will not change.
However, I referenced numerous times in American history when women were desired in such a similar fashion; the 1950’s housewife came to mind, but I also explained that things changed greatly within American culture for us as women to arrive where we are today in terms of gender equality and rights (and let’s be honest, there are still huge issues looming).
free/loose, educated, crazy, money-hungry, these were a lot of the adjectives that went hand-in-hand with Dakar women in the discussion. Maybe American men, deep inside, really desire the same things, but live in a society where such statements will earn them exactly what I described as my reaction above…
I responded with, “No, it sounds like what ‘Dakar Women’ really are, is independent,” to which my new female Senegalese female friend said, “That’s it! a slap in the face and a life alone, but only because women can exercise their opinions on the matter in America.