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A Venerable Economist on Supply and Demand for Marriage

August 9, 2011
A Venerable Economist on Supply and Demand for Marriage

The other night while watching a Hitchcock movie I foolishly engaged with a fatuous crew of logically-challenged blowhards in a debate about my Sexual Revolution charts. Of course, it was pointless – the usual snarky dismissal of the application of economic concepts to the sexual marketplace, full of sound and fury. I am always struck […]

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Spotted: Hot Guy With a Conscience!

December 27, 2009
Spotted: Hot Guy With a Conscience!

Dear Susan, I am a college student in my senior year, and recently ended a 3-year-long relationship.  There’s a great, gorgeous girl that I’ve been getting to know, and I’ve been focusing some of my “attention” towards her. I had a big date event coming up so I asked her to it, which meant going away […]

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Learning to Speak Hookup: Guys’ Edition

November 4, 2009
Learning to Speak Hookup: Guys’ Edition

As I wrote in Learning to Speak Hookup: A Pocket Phrasebook, the vocabulary surrounding the navigation of sex and relationships has become nearly incomprehensible. In the Hookup language, there are many irregularities and exceptions to the rule. It’s also heavily dependent on context. With so much misunderstanding, young people spend a great deal of time […]

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Is the Pill Making You Choose the Wrong Men?

October 22, 2009
Is the Pill Making You Choose the Wrong Men?

Is the Pill making women abandon this: In favor of this? I’d like to start by tipping my hat to my favorite Danish guy reader, who clued me in to a new UK study published in Trends in Ecology and Evolution. It suggests that the Pill is dramatically changing the way women and men experience sexual […]

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What Women Really Want From Men

October 14, 2009
What Women Really Want From Men

This list of 35 brutally honest truths will tell you what women really want from men. Let’s just say I’m trying to promote cross-cultural understanding. Think of this as an Instruction Manual. 1. Women don’t tell each other everything. We don’t share a lot of intimate sexual details. OK, if you’re hung like a stallion, […]

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