There are no gender differences, but I found racial disparities that reveal Asians are less adversely affected by interracial dating than are Whites.
But upon hearing that the officer in the Eric Garner case had been acquitted despite overwhelming video evidence, my boyfriend was there to support me and show me that — despite what social media lead me to believe — there are some people who truly get it.From him, there was not even a single thought that #Black Lives Matter was exclusionary.The #Scandal hashtag now even comes with a cute interracial couple emoji! It's nice to have an ally against racism outside your race.With all the absolutely heinous events we see involving black Americans (recently and throughout history) it's hard not to feel alone sometimes.Moreover, interracial daters report more symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as lower levels of positive well-being than same-race daters.
Friendship network structure and integration partially explain disparities in well-being by relationship status and type.
Interracial daters also report higher scores for symptoms of depression and anxiety as well as lower levels of positive well-being than their counterparts in same-race relationships.
Emotional family support and the quality of parent-child relationships partially mediate the disparities in symptoms of depression and anxiety by both relationship status and type.
Differences in exposure to social stressors and the availability of coping resources, in turn, contribute to disparities in an adolescent's psychological well-being by their romantic relationship statuses and relationship types.
As such, I use the theoretical framework of the stress process model to test several hypotheses to explain differences in adolescent well-being as indicated by their self-reported depression, anxiety, and positive well-being scores.
There are also relationship type differences across schools that reveal interracial daters score higher for symptoms of depression and anxiety but have lower levels of positive well-being than the average same-race relationship. Examining the effects of family, friends, and school contexts on the psychological well-being of adolescents in same-race and interracial romantic relationships.