Racial preferences revealed by online dating
I’m a bit surprised at men’s openness to interracial dating.While I’ve personally dated women across the racial spectrum, I’ve only had a handful of clients who ever expressed preferences for women of other races.It was eliminating entire groups of people,' she told them at the end of the three day session.'We are not trying to say you are a racist, but it’s interesting to find that you are responding to people based on their race.'The woman who had originally dismissed a potential love match because of his nose was appalled to learn that she was unconsciously biased.'It made me feel really s****y about myself really.
The doctor is quite outgoing and friendly, and his wife is more reserved and quiet (though nice enough when you get to know her, but none of us know her very well).I work in a solo physician’s office — doctor and 12 employees.We have all worked for him a long time and our office is casual, informal, and friendly.“The researchers realize that their results can be depressing, but they also agree with the many readers who caution against reading too much into the preferences of online daters and speed daters. I married a black man, who I am now (17 years later) divorcing, but the point is that I think the world is FULL of potential, why limit yourself?Yes, these daters clearly discriminate by race and height and looks and other superficial qualities, but they also temper these biases once they get to know one another.” People who are terribly picky in choosing partners online will relax their standards if they spend just three or four minutes talking to someone at a speed dating session.