This is part of a Pew Research Center series of reports exploring the behaviors, values and opinions of the teens and twenty-somethings that make up the Millennial Generation. Over the last several decades, the American public has grown increasingly accepting of interracial dating and marriage. This shift in opinion has been driven both by attitude change among individuals generally and by the fact that over the period, successive generations have reached adulthood with more racially liberal views than earlier generations. Millennials are no exception to this trend: Large majorities of to year olds express support for interracial marriage within their families, and the level of acceptance in this generation is greater than in other generations. This high level of acceptance among Millennials holds true across ethnic and racial groups; there is no significant difference between white, black and Hispanic Millennials in the degree of acceptance of interracial marriage.
Almost All Millennials Accept Interracial Dating and Marriage
Almost All Millennials Accept Interracial Dating and Marriage | Pew Research Center
Despite growing acceptance, interracial relationship problems have been a concern for mixed race couples throughout history. Still today, interracial dating can be very difficult in certain societies. Although racism has become less prevalent generally speaking, it's still very much present. Even people who claim to be supportive of mixed marriages may have difficulty welcoming a foreigner into their actual family — while they may accept a person of a different race as their neighbor or co-worker, having grandchildren with a different skin color from theirs is a totally different story. There are many interracial dating challenges that couples have to face. Feeling like outsiders, having different traditions, culture, and habits Below, Minuca Elena is on assignment, reaching out to 80 couples' therapists and dating experts to address three most burning questions facing interracial couples.
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