You can use other online data to see this split personality play out elsewhere.The night Obama was first elected was a moment of catharsis. All the dating data I’ve seen fits Ok Cupid’s pattern: black people and Asian men get short shrift. I’m a bit surprised at men’s openness to interracial dating.While I’ve personally dated women across the racial spectrum, I’ve only had a handful of clients who ever expressed preferences for women of other races.Here’s how much less interested they were in the other races, as compared with their enthusiasm for men of their own race: Click here to read the whole article: Update: But wait, there’s some “good news” from those same researchers.A few days later, after looking at 300 reader comments, researchers sent some surprising news back. Eastwick, Inter-racial dating is the majority of what I have done since I began dating!“The researchers realize that their results can be depressing, but they also agree with the many readers who caution against reading too much into the preferences of online daters and speed daters. I married a black man, who I am now (17 years later) divorcing, but the point is that I think the world is FULL of potential, why limit yourself?Yes, these daters clearly discriminate by race and height and looks and other superficial qualities, but they also temper these biases once they get to know one another.” People who are terribly picky in choosing partners online will relax their standards if they spend just three or four minutes talking to someone at a speed dating session.
Analysis of census data and other figures has debunked much of the misinformation floating around in the media about the black marriage rate.Black men dating outside of their race is not a new concept.In fact, It is widely believed black men are more likely to date women outside of their race; however, this isn’t quite the truth.But what these pieces leave out is that white women also earn college degrees more than white men do, and this gender imbalance hasn’t hurt white women’s chances at matrimony.What’s more, black women who finish college actually improve their chances of marrying rather than lower them.“Among black women, 70 percent of college graduates are married by 40, whereas only about 60 percent of black high school graduates are married by that age,” Tara Parker-Pope of the reported. In 2008, 76 percent of black men with a college degree married by age 40.For many years, it has been said black men are not interested in dating black women for a variety of reasons.