Strangers often assume that people in interracial relationships have long dated exclusively outside of their race.It’s undeniable that some people display strong preferences for a particular race.In other words, their partners aren’t particularly attractive, moneyed or educated. Unless the only criterion a person has in a mate is that she be white, it’s doubtful that this generalization applies.
If you don’t know the dating history of a person in an interracial relationship, don’t assume that they have no interest in dating members of their own race.
Unless you’re interested in dating the person in question, however, ask yourself why you care whom this person dates.
While minorities in interracial relationships are often accused of hating themselves, whites in such relationships are often accused of rebelling.
They didn’t marry interracially because they truly loved their spouse, outsiders say, but because they wanted to get back at their parents.
“Forty-two percent of white men/Asian women married couples both went to college, compared with 20 percent of white/Hispanic married couples and 17 percent of white/black married couples,” she found.