The overall numbers mask significant gender gaps within some racial groups.Among blacks, men are much more likely than women to marry someone of a different race.Fayetteville, North Carolina, and the area around Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida, have high intermarriage rates as well.
But new research from the University of Washington suggests that reported acceptance of interracial marriage masks deeper feelings of discomfort — even disgust — that some feel about mixed-race couples.
Published online in July in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and co-authored by UW postdoctoral researcher Caitlin Hudac, the study found that bias against interracial couples is associated with disgust that in turn leads interracial couples to be dehumanized.
Increasing rates of interracial and interethnic marriage—from about 7 percent in 1980 to 15 percent in 2010 (Pew Research 2012)—are therefore indicative of improved race relations. "Educational Inequality, Homogamy, and Status Exchange in Black-White Intermarriage." American Journal of Sociology 115(4):1252-1263. If you were deeply in love with this handsome capable man but kinda poor and you both starts to date and you guys are in relationship going over to 4 years and then through your influence, you got him a job, he's working and a time comes, he is financially blessed but during this time, he starts being dodging you and on a fateful night, he tells you that he is tired being with you that you are kinda old and he doesn't wanna marry you........
Still, rates of interracial marriage remain much lower than would exist if race were irrelevant to partner choice. "Trends in Black/White Intermarriage." Social Forces 72(1):119-146. what will be your reaction towards him???????????????????????????
Given the relative scarcity of interracial relationships, sociologists have long sought to explain why they happen. "Interracial Marriage and Status-Caste Exchange in Canada and the United States." Ethnic and Racial Studies 36(1):75-96. When this happened to me, my heart was more than broken, i couldn't sleep, it was like the world was against me. I did really loved my man, i tried to hate him and erase him from my mind but it wasn't possible because our love together left footprint on my heart.