Baby boomer dating trends

30 Oct

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This group is dominated by the baby-boomer generation, which is made up of Americans born from 1946 to 1964.

While 85% of Millennials say they would be fine with a marriage to someone from any of the groups asked about, that number drops to about three-quarters (73%) among 30-to-49-year-olds, 55% among 50-to-64-year-olds, and just 38% of those ages 65 and older.

And unlike among Millennials, among those ages 50 and older there are substantial differences between blacks and whites in acceptance of interracial marriage, with older blacks considerably more accepting of interracial marriage than are whites of the same age.

The New Year may not automatically mean coming up with a whole new you, but it certainly does have some interesting changes in store for anyone involved in a romantic relationship.

Our matchmaking agency has been watching the trends and we’ve noticed a sizeable shift recently that we believe will be more noticeable in 2017.