Creatures of the Night

October 30, 2014
Creatures of the Night

Apropos of Halloween… Yesterday’s post on jerks in the dating pool heavily featured the work of Peter Jonason, an Australian researcher who recently won the prestigious Ig Nobel Prize for his work on the sleep habits of Dark Triad males. (H/T to reader Tara) In Creatures of the night: Chronotypes and the Dark Triad traits Jonason et al studied whether […]

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Do Chicks Really Dig Jerks?

October 29, 2014
Do Chicks Really Dig Jerks?

Chicks dig jerks. True or false? This statement is one of the guiding principles of mating in our time. The unfortunate state of affairs, which is often credited with destroying society, is usually attributed to the Women’s Movement. Feminism ostensibly gave women the freedom to have sex with the bad men they really want. Badness ——> Women […]

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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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