Dating a guy of a different race
These numbers reflect different people year-to-year. Together the charts fold in data from some 25 million accounts.One interesting thing is to compare what you see above with what those same users have And yet the underlying behavior has stayed the same.I’m black or brown, depending on who you ask, and I mainly date white guys.I have no idea why and it’s definitely not a conscious choice.It's just one human being marrying another human being or one human being living around and with another human being.” —Malcom X“I believe that two people are connected at the heart, and it doesn't matter what you do, or who you are or where you live; there are no boundaries or barriers if two people are destined to be together.”“Anytime you have sex with someone of a different race, think about that for a moment.Because nothing feels better than orgasming while thinking about all the progress we've made in civil rights in this country.” –Aziz Ansari“I don't think there's a problem with dating somebody outside of your race, as long as you're doing it because you want to be with that person.I’ve previously dated people who didn’t really care and would (ignorantly) say things like, “But race doesn’t exist — we’re just people.” And I found comments like that to be extremely dismissive.
Love and relationships are about connecting and bonding as people and individuals, and race shouldn’t put a restriction on any of that.It’s not a matter of disregarding someone’s race when you date them, but embracing it.The fact that interracial couples are mostly accepted shows just how far we’ve gone since the days when they were frowned upon.READ MORE: Things You Only Know If Your Boyfriend Is Black And You're Not and the most famous black pop star in the world was referred to in mainstream media as the "Scary” one.
When people asked me about my ethnicity, I would often just mumble something about tanning easily and change the subject, and I brushed off racist slurs like any other insult.
But I do think the — that fact that race is a sexual factor for so many individuals, and in such a consistent way — says something about race’s role in our society.