People are weird about race in the dating world, though, and despite wanting to come off as progressive and open-minded, many dating app users still have racial biases.
In 2009, showed that women of all races overwhelmingly wanted to date people of their own race, while non-black men didn't want to date black women and non-Asian women weren't interested in dating Asian men.
What they're really saying, however, is crystal-clear: "You look different, so you're lucky I find you attractive."reported white people tended to be the most tone-deaf when it came to issues of race.
"I never really chose people based on race, but white guys were the only ones I got weird racist stuff from, so I was often skeptical of them," Alyssa said.
"They seem to think it's a compliment or a reason why they picked my profile to interact with," Vanessa told .
For every person trying to decipher just what makes you look so "exotic," there's someone who acts like dating someone of mixed heritage will make them more interesting. It just makes them, at best, racially insensitive, and at worst an asshole., nearly 9% of couples are of different races, nearly twice as many as there were in 2002.Black men are often resentful of black women paired with white men.Asian women are often resentful of Asian or half Asian men paired with white women.That’s what this Reddit community that was passed along to me is all about.It’s full of links, research and anecdotes of how hapa (half Asian, half white) offspring experiences.