So I decided to talk to interracial relationship expert, Christelyn Karazin, Brand Ambassador for Interracial Dating Central.com, who gave her thoughts on the subject and why she is an interracial dating advocate particularly for Black women.
In other words, just because a proportion is listed as 0.0 (i.e., a Filipino husband and a Black wife, etc.) does not mean that there are zero examples of those marriages in the overall U. Those who are most likely to marry within their own ethnic group are Vietnamese Americans (husbands and wives) while Japanese Americans (husbands and wives) are most likely to marry another Asian American (outside their own ethnic group).
Couples in mixed unions can be looked at from different perspectives.
For example, it may refer to couples who do not have the same ethnic origin, the same religion, the same language or the same birthplace.
Couple refers to two persons in a marital or common-law relationship who are living in the same dwelling.
It includes both opposite-sex and same-sex couples.