Alternatively, today’s young, college educated women can embrace the sexual freedom won by the “surplus” of women of the 60s and Tinder away, focusing on career development, equal pay and participating in the feminist progress Guttentag once ascribed to “man deficits” in populations throughout history.
Welcome back to The Attraction Doctor Even with all of the technology connecting us together, finding and meeting people for dates, mates, hookups, and spouses can still be a challenge. Fortunately, the question has been thoroughly surveyed and studied by social science research.
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His hypothesis is based on research done by Harvard psychologist Marcia Guttentag in the 1970s.
Her work was published posthumously in 1983 in Too Many Women?
What if the hookup culture on today’s college campuses and the wild ways of the big-city singles scene have little to do with changing values and a whole lot to do with lopsided gender ratios that pressure 19-year-old-girls to put out and discourage 30-year-old guys from settling down?
Birger’s theory—that today’s hookup culture is a symptom of demographics—assumes that today’s young, single men and women are all bouncing around in a box like hydrogen and oxygen molecules, waiting to bump into each other, form solid droplets and fall into solution.