I also see that Indians and Asians are the least desired partners everywhere. When the American Civil War rolled around their biracial sons fought for the Confederacy.Today Chang & Eng have over 3,000 living descendants, including WW1/WW2 veteran Major General . Is your life in America worse than being non-European in Civil War era America? Yeah, race matters, but America is a country where a lot of crazy stuff can happen if you try at it.Online dating sites like Ok Cupid and Tinder have given researchers a new window into how people conceptualize what they want (or don’t want) in a romantic partner.As it turns out, race is a huge factor when it comes to making romantic connections online, one that puts certain groups at persistent, structural disadvantages.Dating is complicated enough so why add to the stress?
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.
Reason being, most of them have never dated anyone of a different race. Please avoid generic answers such as it's all about heart etc. Nobody smiles in old timey photos 'cause you gotta sit still all day for old timey cameras to work Chang & Eng were Chinese-Thais born conjoined at the chest and made their way to the US as part of a British guy's circus freakshow.
Most of them date their own race(except Asian women, but again race becomes important there). When their contract expired they took their earnings, went into business, and eventually bought a plantation in North Carolina.
And often women stress that race doesn't matter at all.
I think it's just an attempt to portray themselves as progressive and open-minded than they actually are.
And – once they have replied to a suitor from a different race – people are then themselves more likely to cross racial lines and initiate interracial contact in the future.