The overall numbers mask significant gender gaps within some racial groups.

Among blacks, men are much more likely than women to marry someone of a different race.

, which struck down all anti-miscegenation laws remaining in 16 states.

Interracial marriages have increased steadily since then.

There are many speed dating events now in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States.

Many of these simply specify an age range for ladies and gentlemen; sometimes a slightly older range is specified for men.

Go to one of those websites that reviews dating sites and you’ll see the same.

Average review will be 2 out of 5 stars or something like that. Because people who get married from online dating sites rarely get back online to post happy reviews on websites.

I was curious as to what your real opinion is of online dating.

I did meet my girlfriend online, but after a year of painful struggle, meaning hardly any dates despite being educated, employed, and reasonably attractive.

They don’t have time to “date around” several times a week.(actually neither would I). Women, being more vulnerable than men, are more hesitant to date online, so you get a situation where there’s a lot more men than women.

Aside from my own luck and the trendy radio ads and sexy commercials, it seems as if no one’s happy.

For Asians, the gender pattern goes in the opposite direction: Asian women are much more likely than Asian men to marry someone of a different race.