As an African American business woman it is often difficult to juggle my career as well as my love life. Whether some womenâ€™s standards are considered too high or not enough for others, it takes tremendous effort to find the right match.
In a recent ABC News Special the private of successful black women are addressed and has produced some shocking numbers.
According to ABC 42% of black women have never been married doubling that of white women. Furthermore there are 1.8million more black women than there are black men. However even if one man did marry one black woman it would leave 1 out of 12 women who are never going to wed.
Guest speaker comedian and actor Steve Harvey believes that while there are slim pickings of successful black men in society, there are still some good ones out there. He argues while it is always good to have standards, sometimes the best thing to do is compromise.
â€œYouâ€™re a corporate exec; does he have to be a corporate exec?â€
To hear more on the black womanâ€™s plight check out the video