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  • A New Study Finds That Men Are Weaker Today Than They Were 30 Years Ago

    08/10/2016 6:24:50 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 131 replies
    Australia Men's Health ^ | August 10, 2016 | Paige Fowler
    Think you’d beat your dad in an arm wrestling competition when he was your age? Bad news: he’d probably kick your ass. Men today are weaker than they were 30 years ago, research in the Journal of Hand Therapy found. In the study, men aged 20-34 have lower grip and pinch strength – which measures how strong your hand and upper extremities are – than the same aged guys did three decades ago. In fact, the average grip strength for men ages 25-29 is nearly 12 kilograms lower today than it was before. Your grip may not seem super important...
  • I Can’t Stop Bashing My Husband to Other Moms, and I’m Sorry

    06/18/2016 11:57:16 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 179 replies
    We four women are well into our second drink at the bar when the war on men begins. “ … So he walks in ten minutes before the guests are supposed to arrive, still in his gym clothes, and asks if there’s anything he can do,” says my friend, a Long Island stay-at-home mother of three. “The table’s already set, the kids are already in bed, so I just tell him to get ready. And where do I find him five minutes later? Munching on the apps!” “Oh my God, at least he asked to help,” sniffs another mom. “My...
  • [October 17, 2015] Chaz Bono struggling to find a permanent partner because he 'repels' women

    06/10/2016 4:05:56 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 138 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | October 17, 2015
    Chaz Bono cannot find love because he “repels” women. Lovelorn Bono, 46, says he has been out on dates but just cannot connect with the opposite sex even though the transgender LGBT advocate was once a member of the opposite sex. The reality star son of Cher has been struggling to find a permanent partner after splitting with Jennifer Elia in 2011. “I seem to repel women that I am attracted to,” Bono told Confidenti@l at the Les Girls charity fund-raiser in Los Angeles.” He says, “I have been single for four years, which has been a great thing and...
  • Why men are best at guessing endings of TV crime dramas

    05/22/2016 1:49:48 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 39 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5-20-16 | REHEMA FIGUEIREDO and JEMMA BUCKLEY
    Men are more likely to guess the endings of complex TV crime dramas because women are distracted by the emotion of the story, claims a leading psychologist. Dr David Lewis has said that men remain detached while watching detective dramas such as ITV’s The Secret and BBC1’s Undercover and pick up on hints about the ending that women miss. Dr Lewis said: ‘A man is much more likely to look at that and say “ah ha!” A woman, because she is focused on the emotions, is less likely to spot these things designed to give you a hint. ‘Women tend...
  • Donald Trump Says He Hires Women Because They Work Harder Than Men, Sexism Means They Have To

    05/19/2016 8:38:02 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 47 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 16 May 2016 | Abigail Abrams
    Donald Trump has countered allegations of sexism by touting his support for female employees, saying he loves hiring women because they work harder and because it seemed to him “that there was something that they want to really prove.” Numerous studies and women leaders' own experiences show that Trump may be right — but if women do work harder, it may well be to combat sexism from men. On the same day the New York Times published its examination of Trump’s fraught relationship with women, explaining how the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has engaged in what it called “unwelcome advances,...
  • Be a Man. Get Married.

    05/10/2016 10:47:16 AM PDT · by fishtank · 103 replies
    Prager U ^ | May 9, 2016 | Brad Wilcox
    Be a Man. Get Married. Published on May 9, 2016 Is bachelor life really the good life? Playing the field, traveling the world, and focusing on career sounds better than tying the knot. But is it possible that married men have more sex and make more money than their single counterparts? Brad Wilcox, sociologist at the University of Virginia, explains.
  • Men have gender changes because women have won battle of sexes - Fay Weldon

    05/03/2016 3:59:56 PM PDT · by billorites · 15 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | April 3, 3026 | Tom Whitehead
    Women have won the battle of the sexes to such an extent that men are now having sex changes to be them, according to outspoken author Fay Weldon. But the 84-year-old said men do more work and invent things and an all-woman society would have resulted in “lots of nice cushions” and no television. Ms Weldon risked further outrage by claiming women who are anorexic are just “just girls who don’t want to grow up” and have periods. The comments come after fellow author Ian McEwan last week attacked the idea of people choosing their identity “off the shelf” and...
  • Why Are Millennial Men Such Wimps?

    03/30/2016 11:42:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 122 replies
    PJ Media ^ | March 26, 2016 | Michael Walsh
    Ladies -- sick of posturing hipsters still living in mom's basement while they role-play their lives away, in between trying to pick up chicks with somebody else's money? You're not alone: Last week, Tomi Lahren, a 23-year-old political commentator for The Blaze, ended her show by raising the following question: “Is it just me, or have men gotten really soft these days?”
  • How Men and Women Want Different Things in Retirement

    03/21/2016 5:02:05 AM PDT · by tlozo · 59 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | March 20, 2016 | Lisa Ward
    A study finds that men are far more motivated than women to retire so they can spend time with their spouses. Spending more quality time with your partner is one reason to retire, right? Well, that may depend on whether you ask a man or a woman—and the difference may be a warning sign for men... While nearly 60% of men said having time to spend with their spouse or partner was a strong factor influencing their decision to retire, only 43% of women said the same. Far more women, 71%, cited the prospect of spending time with their grandchildren....
  • Study: No Consent Divorces Favor Women

    02/23/2016 7:35:26 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 18 replies
    Chateau Heartiste ^ | February 23, 2016 | CH
    Courtesy of reader BK, a link to an economic analysis of woman-coddling divorce laws.
  • What Really Happened in The Garden of Eden, Why Did Adam and Eve Do

    02/15/2016 6:38:45 PM PST · by Armen Hareyan · 29 replies
    ArmenHareyan.com ^ | Feb. 15, 2016 | Armen Hareyan
    Genesis 3 is so revealing on how the devil tempts us to make wrong decisions. As a result we disobey God and thus, harm our our selves. He Strikes Up a Conversation"Did God really say, 'You must not eat from any tree in the garden'?," said the serpent to the woman? You see, how craft and deceiving he is? He didn't approach her with a scary look you see in movies, telling her about his evil intentions. Instead, he struck up a very casual conversation with Eve, where nothing seemed apparently wrong. Be careful of this. The devil is very...
  • ‘Beta Males’ Want To Kill Women Because They Can’t Get Laid

    02/15/2016 10:11:13 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 53 replies
    Bust Magazine ^ | 2015 | Bust Magazine
    ON OCTOBER 1, 2015, in a scene that has become depressingly familiar, 26-year-old Christopher Harper-Mercer walked into Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, and opened fire, killing nine people and injuring nine more. Like George Sodini, who killed three women and himself in an L.A. Fitness Center in Pennsylvania; like Seung-Hui Cho, who killed 32 people and injured 17 others at Virginia Tech; and like Elliot Rodger, who killed 6 people and injured 14 others in Isla Vista, California; a large part of Harper-Mercer’s motivation was his toxic anger at women because of his lack of success with them. Harper-Mercer...
  • 14 Red Flags to Look Out for in a Relationship (for guys)

    01/26/2016 12:32:10 PM PST · by virgil283 · 182 replies
    Artofmanliness ^ | 1,31,2013 | Brett & Kate McKay
    "You have probably had a friend who started dating a woman that really made you scratch your head. She was flaky, possessive, and high-drama. Everyone could see that the gal was toxic and really bringing your buddy down…everyone, that is, except your buddy......" Short video also..
  • Men, women and Ikea: It’s complicated

    12/21/2015 1:25:46 PM PST · by Flick Lives · 40 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Dec 17, 2015 | Jeff Guo
    Psychologists have long said that men tend to be better than women at spatial tasks, like mentally picturing and manipulating shapes. Hundreds of studies spanning several decades have shown that on average, men score higher on tests asking them to rotate objects in their heads. This is one of the few persistent and significant differences scientists have discovered between the brains of men and women. The pattern also aligns, perhaps suspiciously, with stereotypes about men being better at reading maps or parking -- or putting together flat-pack furniture. That last cliche might actually be true. Researchers at the University of...
  • This Couple Just Explained How Men & Women Think Differently And It’s PRICELESS

  • There's no such thing as a 'male brain' or 'female brain,' and scientists have the scans...

    11/30/2015 6:07:37 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 73 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | Karen Kaplan•
    If you didn’t expect this to be a yes-or-no question, you’re not alone. Male brains do seem to be built differently than female brains. An analysis of more than 100 studies found that the volume of a man’s brain is 8% to 13% greater than the volume of a woman’s brain, on average. Some of the most noticeable differences were in areas of the brain that control language, memory, emotion and behavior, according to a 2014 report in the journal Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews. To find out whether these structural differences translated into cognitive differences, scientists examined detailed brain scans...
  • Why I won't date another 'male feminist' (Barf)

    10/20/2015 6:15:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 34 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | October 19, 2015 | Kate Iselin
    For anyone with even a passing interest in gender equality or women’s rights, it’s a relief to see feminism becoming more and more mainstream. No longer solely the domain of crotchety academics who demand we take a lighter to our lingerie, feminism’s makeover for the new millennium has made it as accessible and fun as a Beyoncé single – and it’s everywhere we look. There are feminist boxing classes, feminist baking groups, and, of course, feminist dating websites. Because when we talk about “having it all”, we also want a feminist boyfriend, right?
  • THE REAL WAR IS ON MEN, NOT WOMEN...Discover 'How Masculinity Is Under Attack in America'

    10/12/2015 10:01:54 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 58 replies
    WND ^ | 10/11/2015 | Edward B. Driscoll, Jr.
    Watch the trailer for the recent Disney Pixar movie “Inside Out” and you will get a glimpse of Hollywood’s warped ideas about men and women. The star of the scene is a concerned mother who is sensitive to her daughter’s feelings and takes charge in a difficult parenting situation. The butt of the jokes is a clueless father who daydreams about sports, provokes his daughter and creates “disaster” by getting angry instead of getting to the root of his daughter’s distress. Viewed alone, the scene is amusing, especially for fathers who may feel like they’re watching a home movie instead...
  • Well done, feminism. Now men are afraid to help women at work

    10/04/2015 6:44:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 160 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 01 October 2015 10/04/2015 | Martin Daubney
    A new book claims that male office workers are now so afraid of being on the receiving end of a sexual harassment case, they are reluctant to mentor, assist, befriend and even hold open doors for female colleagues. Crushingly, the book, Sex & The Office suggests men now view such ordinary, decent behaviours as “too risky” – and, in what will be a bitter irony for equality campaigners – claims that, as a direct consequence, women are now failing to advance at work. This terror of being accused of sexual harassment is now so common it has its own term,...
  • Here's the Real Reason Why So Many Women are Single

    09/21/2015 6:14:44 AM PDT · by BJ1 · 198 replies
    Mic ^ | 09/16/2015 | Kate Hakala
    "I know lots of single men," Cara, 26, a resident of Brooklyn, New York, told Mic. "It's just... most are of little or no interest to me as anything other than a hookup." Tired of old ways: The somewhat revolutionary notion that women are actually deciding not to marry is something that wouldn't be possible if the value of marriage itself hadn't changed drastically over the years. "When women's life choices were highly constrained, they had little negotiating power," Pepper Schwartz, a sociology professor at the University of Washington, wrote for CNN. "They had to marry or were seen as...
  • Judge upholds accused student's gender-bias claim

    08/09/2015 9:58:01 AM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 12 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 8-7-2015 | Ashe Schow
    <snip> Judge Norman K. Moon denied W&L's motion to dismiss the lawsuit, allowing John Doe — as he is referred to in the claim — to continue to seek damages resulting from his expulsion from the university. John believes he was wrongly accused of sexual misconduct, and Moon appears to agree. On Feb. 8, 2014, John and his eventual accuser, Jane Doe, met at an off-campus party. The two danced, talked and kissed. The two eventually went back to John's residence and talked for awhile. Jane then walked over to John and allegedly told him, "I usually don't have sex...
  • Forget boobs and long legs: what men really look for in women

    05/25/2015 5:58:29 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 181 replies
    Men value intelligence in women far above large breasts and long legs, a Cambridge evolutionary biologist has claimed. Although having a large bust and never-ending pins are deemed by western culture as the epitome of femininity, when choosing a mother for their children, men look for brains first, Professor David Bainbridge, of the University of Cambridge said that intelligence is by far the most attractive quality for men looking for a long term partner because it demonstrates that his chosen partner is likely to be a responsible parent.
  • The Coming War On "White Men".Yet The Far Left Wont Blame White Women On Our Problems.

    05/11/2015 4:13:09 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 115 replies
    The far left will bring up their accusations that white men/and or jews are the cause of most of the worlds problems when they need to gin up a base as we get closer to election season. But what about "White Women", don't they share the same beliefs as "White Men"? White Women Marry White Men, so why can't the far left/liberals blame the women as well? Maybe it's a "Phony Scandal" to get the "Dumbfounded and Democrats" to vote Democrat in 2016 being all White Men are racists?
  • Bachelor Nation: 70% of Men Aged 20-34 Are Not Married

    04/07/2015 8:44:59 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 169 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | February 15, 2015 | By Barbara Hollingsworth
    (CNSNews.com) – Seventy percent of American males between the ages of 20 and 34 are not married, and many live in a state of “perpetual adolescence” with ominous consequences for the nation’s future, says Janice Shaw Crouse, author of “Marriage Matters.” “Far too many young men have failed to make a normal progression into adult roles of responsibility and self-sufficiency, roles generally associated with marriage and fatherhood,” Crouse, the former executive director of the Beverly LaHaye Institute, wrote in a recent Washington Times oped. The high percentage of bachelors means bleak prospects for millions of young women who dream about...
  • Men Smiling at Women is Sexist, Study Concludes

    03/25/2015 10:10:21 AM PDT · by rightistight · 84 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/25/15 | Aurelius
    According to a study released this month by Northeastern University in Boston, nonverbal cues such as smiling are sexist. The study's aim was to find types of sexism that are not readily apparent. Psychologist Jin Goh explained, "While many people are sensitive to sexist verbal offences, they may not readily associate sexism with warmth and friendliness." 27 pairs of men and women participated in the study. They were tasked with playing a trivia game and then talking afterwards. Scientists concluded that men who are nice to women are, in fact, actually sexist because they are tricking them into accepting the...
  • Professor: Women Genetically "Superior to Men," Males are Inferior Beings

    03/09/2015 9:49:42 AM PDT · by rightistight · 117 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/9/15 | Aurelius
    Melvin Konner, a Professor of Anthropology and Behavioral Biology at Emory University, believes that women will lead the world to “a better place.” More specifically, he argues, “male biology has brought the world war, corruption, and scandal.” He wrote his opinions down in an article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal titled, “A Better World, Run by Women.” Women, he believes, do not become corrupt, they are not scandalous, and shall not ever plunge nations or the world into war. Females, he explains bluntly, are “superior to men in most ways that will count in the future… because of...
  • 50 Shades of Wimpy Men: Feminism Leave Women Longing for More

    02/17/2015 6:24:27 PM PST · by Moseley · 71 replies
    BARBWIRE.com ^ | February 17, 2015 | Jonathon Moseley
    Fifty Shades of Grey is about a steamy sexual relationship centered around bondage, dominance, and what fans call “discipline.” That is, the leading man’s “Red Room of Pain” includes physical abuse, whipping, electric cattle prods, hot wax, and other acts of torture. The feminists seeking to tear down traditional society by blaming all men for a mythical “rape culture” are now silent while Hollywood liberals simultaneously work hard to create one. Following a familiar Hollywood pattern of making deviancy and perversion acceptable and attractive to society and “defining deviancy down,” the double-meaning of the word “Grey” includes the leading character...
  • Women Who Humiliate Their Husbands

    02/02/2015 4:42:01 AM PST · by servo1969 · 161 replies
    Had Enough Therapy? ^ | 2-1-2015 | Stuart Schneiderman
    Somehow or other the word “feminism” never enters these articles, but where do you imagine that the modern habit of demeaning, degrading and ridiculing men comes from? We are not talking about something that occurs behind closed doors. Being contemptuous of men, making them look like fools has become the new, modern way for women to attack men. One might say that the assaults men commit against women are far more serious. One would probably be right. And yet, life is a two-way street and the feminist habit of assaulting men with derisive remarks must produce a hostile cultural environment....
  • Time Magazine Columnist: Bathrooms are Sexist Against Women

    01/06/2015 3:22:17 PM PST · by rightistight · 115 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/6/15 | Aurelius
    Soraya Chemaly of Time Magazine has declared that bathrooms are sexist. Ms. Chemaly published the article yesterday in Time’s “Women” section. The piece is called “The Everyday Sexism of Women Waiting in Public Toilet Lines.” The author’s writes that “long lines for women’s restrooms are the result of a history that favors men’s bodies,” showing that, in fact, bathrooms themselves are sexist. More than that, because women often wait longer in line to use the bathroom, restrooms are “frustrating, uncomfortable, and, in some circumstances, humiliating,” and even more, “a form of discrimination.” Chemaly argues that bathrooms are inherently sexist because,...
  • How to find a feminist boyfriend

    01/04/2015 5:05:37 AM PST · by C19fan · 118 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 2, 2014 | Lisa Bonos
    ‘I find it really attractive how successful you are,” my date said, leaning in for a kiss. Sure, it sounds like a line. But it also sounds like feminism. It certainly made him more appealing than the guy who said, “Wow, you’re really ambitious,” like he was surprised. Or the one who asked, “Why do you work so much?” and “Why would you want to work even more?” when I was angling for a promotion. It didn’t work out with any of those men, but going out with them made it all the more obvious to me what I want...
  • What women really think of men

    12/12/2014 7:28:22 PM PST · by maddog55 · 33 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lc3LUCu8-IU ^ | Published on Sep 16, 2014 | hack supervillain
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  • For Men's Rights Groups, Feminism Has Come At The Expense Of Men

    09/03/2014 9:52:40 AM PDT · by Theoria · 34 replies
    NPR ^ | 02 Sept 2014 | Joel Rose
    This summer, a few hundred men and a handful of women gathered in a VFW hall near Detroit to attend what organizers billed as the first International Conference on Men's Issues. The crowd wasn't huge, but it was enthusiastic. The event was a real-world gathering organized by the website A Voice for Men, part of an informal collection of websites, chat rooms and blogs focused on what's known as the men's rights movement. Speaker after speaker insisted that history would remember this moment. "It's happening here. It's happening now. It's happening with us," Warren Farrell, one of the keynote speakers,...
  • Women begin feeling invisible to men ‘when they turn 51&#8242;

    04/06/2014 7:30:19 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 273 replies
    SWNS.com ^ | 25MAR2014 | SWNS Reporter
    Women feel invisible to the opposite sex at the age of 51, it emerged yesterday. A detailed study of 2,000 women revealed a large percentage felt they no longer received the level of attention they once did after hitting 51. Many even went as far as to admit they felt ‘ignored’. The women claimed their confidence plummeted after hitting 50 and blamed greying hair, having to to wear glasses or even struggling to find fashionable clothes. The lifestyle study, commissioned by herbal remedies company, A.Vogel, also found more than two thirds of women over 45 had walked into a room...
  • More men speaking in girls' 'dialect', study shows

    01/19/2014 2:48:36 PM PST · by EveningStar · 56 replies
    BBC News ^ | December 5, 2013 | Melissa Hogenboom
    More young men in California rise in pitch at the end of their sentences when talking, new research shows. This process is known as "uptalk" or "valleygirl speak" and has in the past been associated with young females, typically from California or Australia. But now a team says that this way of speaking is becoming more frequent among men.
  • We're Losing the War On Poverty Because Our Schools Turn Boys Into Eunuchs

    01/19/2014 8:05:37 AM PST · by Aspenhuskerette · 39 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 18, 2014 | Melanie Sturm
    As a binge-TV watcher, I’ve relished devouring serial dramas in advertising-free gulps. But “Breaking Bad” — the story about a cancer-stricken chemistry teacher turned clandestine meth-cooking badass – didn’t appeal. Then Anthony Hopkins declared it an “epic work” with “the best actors I’ve ever seen.” Midway through season two, I understand why Walter White is heroic. As men increasingly check out of work, marriage, and fatherhood, it’s hard not to root for a man fiercely determined to secure his family’s future before dying – despite his morally abhorrent methods. That there are dramatically fewer men willing and able to safeguard...
  • Top 10 Turn-Offs for Women

    01/12/2014 11:15:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 182 replies
    LifeScript ^ | 01/12/2014 | Michelle Smith
    Have you considered turn-offs for women? Or do you tend to instantly like or dislike a man without knowing why? There was a time when women were predominately concerned with making themselves more appealing to the opposite sex. But now that many women prefer to choose instead of being chosen, their preferences demand attention. Here are 10 turn-offs for women of all ages and stages of their relationships. 1. Being IgnoredBeing ignored is one of the main things that turn women off. From the first day of a relationship until death, most women expect their partners to be attentive. Most...
  • Men Are 'On Strike' Throughout The U.S.: What Are The Causes? (More John Galt than Peter Pan?)

    01/12/2014 6:48:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 56 replies
    Forbes ^ | January 8, 2014 | Jerry Bowyer
    I haven’t seen my copy of Men On Strike for several weeks. I kept careful watch on the book until I finished interviewing her, but after that it disappeared into the Bowyer-Family-Book-Sharing Vortex from which it has not yet emerged. That’s because it is an easy read about a topic which is interesting in both a social science theory way, and in a figuring out how to get by in the current world kind of way. Men on Strike is pretty much what the title says it is, a book about how many men have decided not to participate in...
  • Why competing with men has left women out of touch with their feminine side

    01/11/2014 6:45:03 AM PST · by B212 · 34 replies
    Recently, the media has been awash with articles suggesting that career women are to relationships what garlic is to a vampire - the kiss of death. We're unable to sustain meaningful unions, apparently, because men are intimidated by our intellect, threatened by our higher earning potential and turned off by our controlling, capable, yet powerful personalities. Two years ago I went to dinner with a doctor who told me that I 'wasn't in touch with my femininity' as I 'didn't flirt or wear much make-up'. His diagnosis also included the undeniable fact that I was in 'acute need of affection'....
  • CAMILLE PAGLIA: WAR ON MEN DESTROYING AMERICAN CULTURE

    01/02/2014 2:04:21 PM PST · by TexasCajun · 32 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 1 Jan 2014 | Camille Paglia
    In a recent Wall Street Journal interview, Paglia, now 66, demonstrated that she has not strayed from her role as the self-described “notorious Amazon feminist” who is quick to lambaste the movement and its orthodoxy. Weiss observed, however, that the topic that gets the greatest rise out of Paglia is how attempts to dismiss the biological differences between men and women have influenced the collapse of Western civilization. The diminished status of military service is only the start of the decline of the culture, according to Paglia. "The entire elite class now, in finance, in politics and so on, none...
  • Camille Paglia: A Feminist Defense of Masculine Virtues

    01/01/2014 11:56:30 AM PST · by wildbill · 38 replies
    Wall St. Journal ^ | 12/28/2013 | Camille Paglia
    'What you're seeing is how a civilization commits suicide," says Camille Paglia. This self-described "notorious Amazon feminist" isn't telling anyone to Lean In or asking Why Women Still Can't Have It All. No, her indictment may be as surprising as it is wide-ranging: The military is out of fashion, Americans undervalue manual labor, schools neuter male students, opinion makers deny the biological differences between men and women, and sexiness is dead. And that's just 20 minutes of our three-hour conversation.
  • Why don’t as many men go to church as women?

    12/04/2013 2:17:07 PM PST · by markomalley · 82 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | 12/4/2013 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    Today is the 50th anniversary of Sacrosanctum Concilium.What great fruits the liturgical reforms have produced!  Jammed churches, long confession lines, full schools, lots of weddings and baptisms, convents bursting, seminaries churning out priests as fast as they can be ordained….Back in 1967 when the reformers were creating the Novus Ordo, an experimental “Missa Normativa” was celebrated for a groups of cardinals and bishops. After this Mass, Card. Heenan of Westminster remarked to the Synod of Bishops in Rome: At home, it is not only women and children but also fathers of families and young men who come regularly to Mass....
  • The moment woman bit off man's LIP in horrifying fight at German beer festival Octoberfest

    12/03/2013 5:12:50 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | December 2, 2013 | Tom Gardner
    A man has had to have emergency surgery to reattach his lip after a woman bit it off during a fight at Germany's annual beer festival Oktoberfest. Video has emerged of the savage fight which shows the woman - appropriately wearing costume devil's horns - clamping her jaws around the bottom lip of the her victim. He is seen desperately trying to pull his head away as his onlookers attempt to disentangle the pair.
  • Why women still need husbands

    12/02/2013 2:48:21 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 122 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/22/2013 | By Suzanne Venker
    Over the past several decades, America has witnessed a profound change in the way women view men and marriage. It began with the baby boomer adage “never depend on a man.” This message resulted in a generation of women who turned their attention away from the home and onto the workforce. They did what their mothers told them to do: they became financially independent so they’d never have to rely on a husband. ~snip~ How can they spend more time with their children? How can they make time for exercise or even a social life? How can they keep their...
  • How should women respond to men withdrawing from courtship?

    11/19/2013 4:37:03 AM PST · by ClaytonP · 61 replies
    Dalrock ^ | Dalrock
    In my last post I explained why it makes logical sense for men to greatly limit the amount of “courtship” they offer women in today’s post sexual revolution sexual and marriage marketplace (SMP & MMP). But this leaves the question of what this means for women, and how they should rationally respond to men’s rational choices.For women who want to meet and marry a suitable man.The key to answering the question involves understanding the woman’s primary objective. If the goal is to maximize the amount of courtship she receives, skip below to the section on courting for sex. If a...
  • Why men are withdrawing from courtship.

    11/16/2013 5:37:57 AM PST · by ClaytonP · 330 replies
    Dalrock ^ | Dalrock
    One of the more common refrains in the “Where have all of the good men gone!” lament is men’s increasing unwillingness to court women the way women expect to be courted. This is almost always framed as either a great mystery or a case of weak men screwing up feminism (or both).Examples of this concern abound, from Aunt Haley’s last three posts, to the divorced single mother who found out men weren’t willing to spend very much to court her, to the woman in Vox’s recent post lamenting that her 59 year old friend was only offered half a sandwich...
  • Man buys house next to ex-wife, erects giant middle finger statue

    11/16/2013 12:53:09 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 71 replies
    FoxDetroit.com ^ | 15NOV2013 | Randy Wimbley
    <p>Nothing quite communicates the wrath of a scorned lover like the middle finger. But in Bloomfield Hills, this middle finger is loud and proud - in the form of a near 12-foot high statue one man erected next door to his ex-wife.</p>
  • Gaze-tracking Study Apparently Confirms Everyone Really IS Staring At Your Chest

    10/29/2013 11:11:48 AM PDT · by grundle · 63 replies
    CBS Philadelphia ^ | October 29, 2013 | Chelsea Karnash
    LINCOLN, NE (CBS) – A new study has confirmed something women have been complaining about for years. The research, out of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and published in the Springer-published journal Sex Roles, essentially corroborates the belief that people tend to focus more on the breasts and figure of a woman when analyzing her appearance than they do on her face. According to researchers, the study was the first ever to use eye-tracking technology to examine the glances of men when the “ogle” or “check out” women, whereas previous research had used only women’s self-reported experiences. After monitoring how the...
  • Boys could be spiked from New York high school girls' volleyball team

    09/27/2013 10:41:59 AM PDT · by Utilizer · 46 replies
    FoxNews ^ | 27 Sep 2013 | Joshua Rhett Miller
    Two boys playing on a girls’ volleyball team at a New York high school could see their playing time spiked when league officials consider modifying a rule that allows them to play with the fairer sex. Seniors Andrew Lafortezza and Jason Elbaum both played for the co-ed volleyball club last season at Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua. But due to budgetary constraints, the Quakers were unable to field a boys’ team this year, prompting the teens to seek a spot on the girls’ squad, which they earned after receiving approval from league officials in August. ... Kim Cleary, the...
  • Brooklyn Women Are the Country’s Pickiest Daters

    09/17/2013 1:02:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 33 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 9/17 | ALLISON P. DAVIS
    A study from (previously unheard of) dating site AYI.com analyzed nearly 500,000 interactions on their website and found that women from Brooklyn are the least likely to respond to messages from prospective suitors on online dating sites. Men in the tri-state looking for a romantic connection are better off contacting the "less selective" women of Jersey City, as the response rate is much higher. Women in Detroit, Minneapolis, Cincinnati, and Los Angeles were also picky, while residents of Miami, St. Louis, Las Vegas, and Portland, Oregon, are basically willing to date anyone, results reveal. While the study makes no claims...
  • How Roommates Replaced Spouses in the 20th Century

    09/03/2013 1:57:00 PM PDT · by ClaytonP · 34 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 9-3-2013 | Derek Thompson
    In 1968, just six percent of young people --between 18 and 31 -- lived with platonic roommates, according to Pew Research. The vast majority (85 percent!) of Americans who had moved on from their homes and college dorms shacked up with spouses. ....... Put more quirkily: In 1968, if you wanted to throw a dinner party for all your twentysomething friends who had moved out of their parents' home, and you invited three girls who lived together, you would have to invite fourteen married couples to make the party proportionally representative of your generation's living arrangements (okay, not a priority...