Interracial Marriage /Dating

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"In 2010 15% of new marriages in the United States were between spouses of different races or ethnicities, more than doubling the 1980 level of 6.7% according to the Pew Research Centers Social and Demographic Trends project"(Hayes). Looking at all married couples in 2010 regardless of when they married , so-called "intermarriages" reached an all-time high of 8.4% in 2010 compared to 3.2% in 1980 the study said"(Hayes). Interracial marriage occurs when two people of differing racial groups marry. Throughout the years, interracial marriages have reached new high. Interracial marriages are a new way to experience love because more people are trying this type of dating and they are spreading their experiences. These experiences can be strange to a person who never tried it but that should not stop them. A person should try everything in life at least once so they can at least say that they tried but they just did not like the outcome. Interracial marriages or dating is very similar to regularly dating someone within the same race. When anyone tries dating, they have to go through people that they do not really like to know exactly what they are looking for. If people never try to date outside their race, then how would they know that they are completely opposed to the idea. The statistics are becoming more impressive and as more people educate themselves on the positives and negatives of interracial dating and marriages there can be an even greater increase in the statistics. Although dating interracially has had a lot of problems in the past, more people should marry interracially because it could lead to stronger marriages, better future for the kids who are a product of interracial marriage and it could repair racial bridges....

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