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One-in-Seven New U.S. Marriages is Interracial or Interethnic Marrying Out

In Main Event, News on August 17, 2011 at 6:00 pm
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Whenever I read the term “marrying out,” it always makes me think of ordering out. I guess if you can’t get what you’d normally get at home, you have to pick up the cell and “marry out.”

How much of societal stress and pressure over interracial dating and marriage is about finding what society accepts as norm and how much of this is about finding a loving partner, regardless of race or ethnicity?

Let us know your thoughts.

Here’s a link to this brief piece from the website HispanicOhio.com, by Jeffrey Passel, Wendy Wang, and Paul Taylor:


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