Sure, we’d all like to think we’re open to dating anyone as long as they’re a good person, but studies from OK Cupid and Facebook tell a much different story about how people actually behave.
A 2013 study that included 2.4 million heterosexual interactions on the Facebook dating app “Are You Interested” found that most men are willing to date someone out of their race, but overall Asian women were generally preferred.
This was especially true of white users and women users.
Researchers studied whether same-race preferences in online dating could be drawn neatly along ideological lines.
Those who identified as politically conservative were more candid in their same-race preference than liberals or moderates.
focus on that it’s effectively not that relevant most of the time. .” At the risk of opening up a can of worms (i.e., the “my race has a negative impact, therefore I shouldn’t even try” worm can), I’d like to look at some of the actual data on racial preferences... Chase woke up one day in 2004 tired of being alone.
And if you get your fundamentals tight enough, you transcend race (or negative racial effects become bonuses – “Oh! So, he set to work and read every book he could find, studied every teacher he could meet, and talked to every girl he could talk to to figure out dating.