Every so often, conversations erupt between men on the Internet, be it in the comments section of blogs or on Twitter and Instagram, about how women don’t really want a good guy. There’s a narrative out there that all women want a hood dude, and even in the face of evidence that women are attracted (and even married) to decent men, somehow the “woe is the good dude” chant carries on.

In this episode of Listen to Black Women, Shamika Sanders, Africa Miranda, and Jessie Woo tackle the myth of the unwanted good man and debate the question: Do nice guys really finish last? Watch the conversation in the video above and weigh in in the comments section below.

About Listen To Black Women

Listen To Black Women is a new show from HelloBeautiful and MadameNoire that discusses the issues that affect us most while incorporating the voices of our audience and experts.

Each week, the show will gather insights from of our readers by asking them a series of questions related to the show topic. We’ll also be sharing thoughts from social media and the Internet at large as hosts Shamika Sanders, Brande Victorian, Keyaira Kelly weigh in with their opinions.

This show doesn’t work without you so be sure to take our weekly polls, share the videos with your network, and leave feedback everywhere you can. We’re listening to you.

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