Is Male Sexual Entitlement Need Based?

October 23, 2014
Is Male Sexual Entitlement Need Based?

Sexual Entitlement is Everywhere A recent UN report on gender-based violence found that rape “was most commonly motivated by a sense of sexual entitlement.” Another study found that incest offenders “endorse attitudes supportive of male sexual privilege (sexual entitlement).” Revelations about male sexual entitlement in contemporary society have become commonplace. Entitlement (def.): The fact of having […]

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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

October 21, 2014
The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

At the risk of coming across as an old and uncool English teacher, I want to share an amazing poem I just found. Published in 1922 in a literary journal, the language is of another time, but the conversation is timeless.  In the Orchard “I THOUGHT you loved me.” “No, it was only fun.” “When we stood there, […]

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HUS Newsletter Launched!

October 20, 2014
HUS Newsletter Launched!

The first weekly newsletter went out last week to over 1,000 subscribers. The response has been extremely positive. If you haven’t signed up yet, you can check out the first issue HERE. It’s free (obvs) and will have an exclusive dating tip each week not found on the blog. This week learn how to improve your […]

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New Prediction Factors for Divorce

October 16, 2014
New Prediction Factors for Divorce

In Your Chances of Divorce May Be Much Lower Than You Think  I summarized a Pew Research report on the factors that decrease divorce risk, including: Marrying after age 25 Earning a college degree Making over 50K per year Religious affiliation Coming from an intact family of origin It’s no secret that marriage is increasingly becoming […]

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Is California’s New Affirmative Consent Law a Good Thing?

October 15, 2014
Is California’s New Affirmative Consent Law a Good Thing?

This is the third and final post focusing on current efforts to combat sexual assault on college campuses.  Part I: For Valid Sexual Assault Rates, We’re Better Off Asking the Rapists Part II: College Fraternities and Sexual Assault California’s new sexual assault law, the text of which may be found HERE, has met with controversy […]

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