Does race matter when dating

The patterns for the straight crowd looks like this (from here): The interesting contradiction is that OKCupid also asks people “Is interracial marriage a bad idea?” and, as with most liberals, the responses are overwhelmingly positive in the direction of “no, not a bad idea” (98% answering in the negative to the question).They’ve been collecting data on their site (and others they’ve acquired) about racial patterns in dating from 2009-2014.(CC image from Flickr user @atbondi) OKCupid analyzed their internal data by race and found that: The way OKCupid works, in case you’ve never dipped your toe in the waters of online dating, is that you set up an ad, or “Profile” describing yourself, your interests, what you’re looking for in a date.Valentine’s Day for many people means (re-)subscribing to an online dating service.

After three months of chatting online, John proposed to Edelisa – before they'd met in person.Ida Harding migrated to Australia from Ghana at the age of four.Despite growing up and going to school with mostly white people, Ida has never dated someone from a different racial background.John specifically sought out an Asian woman for a partner because "Asian women treat western men better than a white woman might".Edelisa thought a western man would be "better than a Filipino husband" because they're more responsible and provide better for their children.