Interracial dating isn't without its problems, but today interracial relationships enjoy more support in the United States than they have at any point in history. While two decades ago, fewer than half of Americans approved of interracial marriage , now 65 percent of all Americans support such relationships, and 85 percent of young people do. Attitudes toward interracial marriage are so progressive that some people prefer to exclusively date interracially. But are they doing so for the wrong reasons?
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Ashley Brown. In , user data on OkCupid showed that most men on the site rated black women as less attractive than women of other races and ethnicities. That resonated with Ari Curtis, 28, and inspired her blog, Least Desirable. Kholood Eid for NPR hide caption.
5 Instances When Interracial Dating Is a Problem
Here's how. When friendship turned to something more for Fred and Ann Jealous in , they were afraid to hold hands in public. Marriage between blacks and whites was illegal then in Maryland, where the couple lived, so Ann didn't consider Fred as a potential husband.
I believe this is the case for the dating issues of interracial dating. I moved my original article to a featured place on the Single Parents page, just to refresh your memories of where we have gone before with this topic. I would like to first share with you the fact that I was born, raised, and continue to live in the Deep South. I am ashamed to say that when I wanted to bring my best friend home with me from elementary school, my father refused to allow her to come over the moment he found out that she was African-American. I was angry for weeks!