Here’s the thing: This surplus of women is not just “perceived” but very, very real.
As I argue in “DATE-ONOMICS: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game,” the college and post-college hookup culture is a byproduct, not of Tinder or Facebook (another target of modern scolds), but of shifting demographics among the college-educated.
Plus, desperation smells like my 7th grade locker room: bad.
Ok, so it’s tempting to choose to date a girl who’s just like you.
Paul wrote, “Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ” (1 Cor. The apostle Peter exhorts elders in local churches to be “examples to the flock” (1 Pt. When examining the qualifications for elders in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1, one of the first things you’ll notice is how ordinary they are. Many college men only focus on the type of woman they want to date and marry, and fail to consider how they must grow to become a man .Adams has since been invited to several formals in and around Lansing, some of which he plans to attend.The college junior says the phone calls are “overwhelming,” especially during midterms week. There are too many women and they’re all too easy to make it worthwhile.” I was reminded of this while reading Vanity Fair’s much-publicized piece, “Tinder and the Dating Apocalypse,” which naively blames today’s “hookup culture” on the popularity of a three-year-old dating app.In the Vanity Fair article, David Buss, a University of Texas psychology professor, says that apps like Tinder contribute to “a perceived surplus of women,” among straight men, which in turn leads to more hookups and fewer traditional relationships.