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Could Casual Sex Be Right For You?

June 26, 2014 0 Comments
Could Casual Sex Be Right For You?

“This study certainly seems to suggest that casual sex can be a good thing for people who are open to it, desire it, and have positive attitudes towards it.” Zhana Vrangalova, NYU Professor and Sex Researcher   Fascinating new research reinforces previous findings about the role of sociosexuality in determining the psychological effects of casual sex. […]

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Surprise! Women Don’t Trade Beauty For Male Status

June 23, 2014 5 Comments
Surprise! Women Don’t Trade Beauty For Male Status

  The  Science of Us profiles a new study that investigates the exchange of female beauty for male status in marriage. In Beauty and Status: The Illusion of Exchange in Partner Selection, Notre Dame prof Elizabeth McClintock looks closely at the incidence of trophy wife marriages and finds assortative mating instead. “I find that handsome men partner with pretty women […]

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The Two Questions You Should Ask Before Sex

June 17, 2014 0 Comments
The Two Questions You Should Ask Before Sex

Isabel thought she’d found the real thing, then he disappeared after sex. There are two questions that could have reduced the risk of this significantly. Hi Susan, I recently read your article about how to not fall for the player and I have to say it described the same scenario I just went through. This guy […]

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Tinder: Online Dating or Hooking Up?

May 22, 2014 2 Comments
Tinder: Online Dating or Hooking Up?

Good news! Anna Gensler, the artist who has so amusingly ridiculed sexist creeps on Tinder, has gotten a book deal. She’s also created the hashtag #sexytillirejectyou. Well done! The male response to Gensler’s Insta Grannie Pants campaign has been interesting, and also puzzling. Lots of guys have suggested that explicit sexual come-ons are perfectly appropriate because Tinder […]

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Hooking You Up With the Web’s Best Links

May 9, 2014 0 Comments
Hooking You Up With the Web’s Best Links

The week’s best articles, from around the web. For your convenience, all articles busting red pill myths have been designated. Don’t forget to sign up for email updates before I move the weekly links post to an email newsletter! 1. The More You Idealize Your Partner, the More Distant They Will Become The costs of being put […]

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