While majority of people are tolerant and able to form friendship with people of different races. This doesn't mean we are all open to dating other races. For some people they may only want to date members of their own race, while others are open to dating members of other races.
For those of us who are open to dating members of other race, we often place different standards for each race. In other words one race may not need to be as qualified than another to be given a shot at dating.
A perfect example of this can be seen in African American women in online dating. Where many men will require the woman to be very pretty to give her a chance at a relationship. While a non-black candidate would merely require average looks to be given an equal chance at dating.
Another example can be seen where men of one race need to compensate with a high status profession (e. g. lawyer, doctor) or earn X more dollars than someone of another race to be considered an equal chance at getting into a relationship with that person.
With that being said. For those of us who are open to dating members of other races have you ever found yourself raising or lowering the bar on the requirements you expect in a partner when looking at candidates from different races?
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I do think there is truth to this. The same can be said of height too. Supposedly guys who are 5'10 need to earn an additional 20k per year to be as attractive as guys who are 6ft.
I will admit I am hesitant towards the idea of dating a black girl. Part of it is I prefer the look of lighter skin and don't really like their hair. Then there are the stereotypes that also turn me off and while I know they don't apply to every black girl they do seem to apply to a lot.
Like I could see myself dating a black girl but she would have to be really attractive, however a white girl or Asian girl I wouldn't be as picky.
So I think you are right about having higher visual standards for the races that you don't find as appealing.
I think the concept of "gendered race" is also a factor...
Asians are often seen as a more feminine race which is beneficial to Asian women but harmful to Asian men. Blacks are often seen as a more masculine race which can be disadvantageous to black women.