Trends of interracial dating
The proportion of interracial marriages is markedly different depending on the ethnicity and gender of the spouses.
The differing ages of individuals, culminating in the generation divides, have traditionally played a large role in how mixed ethnic couples are perceived in American society.
The numbers are the relative rates at which interracial couples get divorced i.e.
The probability of divorce by the 10th year of marriage, relative to White/White unions, are as follows: White Wife & Asian Husband – 59 percent more likely to divorce in comparison to same-race white couples White Wife & Black Husband – 50 percent more likely to divorce Asian Wife & White Husband – 4 percent more likely to divorce Black Wife & White Husband – 44 percent likely to divorce.The most tenacious form of legal segregation, the banning of interracial marriage, was not fully lifted until the last anti-miscegenation laws were struck down in 1967 by the Supreme Court ruling in the landmark Loving v. Social enterprise research conducted on behalf of the Columbia Business School (2005–2007) showed that regional differences within the United States in how interracial relationships are perceived have persisted: Daters of both sexes from south of the Mason–Dixon line were found to have much stronger same-race preferences than northern daters did.The study also observed a clear gender divide in racial preference with regards to marriage: Women of all the races which were studied revealed a strong preference for men of their own race for marriage, with the caveat that East Asian women only discriminated against Black and Hispanic men, and not against White men.Whether we like it or not, America is changing — and that’s in part to interracial blending.While bigotry will always exist, newer generations are becoming more open-minded and less insular.