Tag: female hypergamy

Are Extra-Relationship Crushes Harmless?

June 11, 2013
Are Extra-Relationship Crushes Harmless?

In a recent discussion the subject of crushes came up – does having a crush on someone other than your partner constitute cheating? Dr. Gary Lewandowski, author of the blog The Science of Relationships, has addressed this question in the post Is It Okay To Have A Crush On Someone Who Isn’t Your Significant Other?  Excerpts follow: […]

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How the Ascendancy of the Alpha Female Will Impact Marriage

February 1, 2013
How the Ascendancy of the Alpha Female Will Impact Marriage

It’s pretty clear that the ascendancy of  the alpha female comes at the direct expense of males. When women flooded the workforce, the number of jobs did not magically increase to accomodate us. We displaced men. Regardless of how you feel about women’s rights, they changed society’s landscape dramatically and those repercussions are strongly felt […]

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Millennials and Marriage

February 17, 2012
Millennials and Marriage

This is the second of a two-part article on the political and economic forces surrounding marriage trends. Part One may be found here. Earlier this week, Stephanie Coontz, an author and professor specializing in family and marriage, wrote The M.R.S. and the Ph.D. in the New York Times. The purpose of her article was to discredit claims […]

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Sex and The Pareto Principle

September 14, 2010
Sex and The Pareto Principle

Do 20% of the men get 80% of the women? I’ve come across this claim repeatedly, though the application of the 80/20 rule varies. Sometimes it’s stated that 20% of the men get 80% of the sex, which is actually a very different claim. I felt the need to understand exactly what the data says, if anything, in support […]

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