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Calumet City resident Roosevelt Shivers finds dating challenging because he says it’s hard to find someone who is loyal and honest. The 40-year-old hasn’t been in a relationship in two years.He says, “It’s harder to find that because a lot of women still play games.” Now his mindset is: “If it happens, it happens.”Ventura, Calif.-based dating coach Dr. If practice makes perfect, then by the time they’re in the 35-and-older demographic, each and every dater should be a savvy pro, gliding easily into fulfilling partnerships, right? Researchers argue in a 2015 study that a racial gap in marriage emerged in the 1960s, when black marriage rates started to decline, first slowly then steeply. Census Bureau data from 2008 to 2012, less than two-thirds of black women were married by their early 40s, compared with almost nine out of 10 white and Asian/Pacific Islander women and more than eight in 10 Hispanic women.



The neighborhood has many appealing features, among them its friendly people and skyline.The city's overall crime rate, especially the violent crime rate, is higher than the US average.Chicago was responsible for nearly half of 2016's increase in homicides in the US, though the city's crime rates remain near historic lows. “Other races date for six or seven months, and then they get married. I find, in the black community, a man will date you for 10-15 years and never marry you.

Recent data suggest that, at all ages, black Americans have lower marriage rates than other racial and ethnic groups. Michelle Williams, 43, of Carpentersville, has been single for two years and says it’s harder to date in the 40-something group “because you kind of know what you want, and it’s not necessarily presented to you.”“What separates our community from others is I feel other races date with a purpose,” Williams said.

Gordon says her patience level is different than it was when she was 30.“I’m not looking for Superman.