From our attitudes about sex to the latest dating trends, the survey covers it all — and there's some good news for feminist singles.“The annual Singles in America study has once again uncovered some remarkable new trends — including men’s overwhelmingly positive view of feminism and feminists, in the boardroom and the bedroom," Dr.But there was plenty more revelatory data in the book that we didn’t cover.So I wanted to follow up with Stephens-Davidowitz to talk about some of the other provocative claims he is making.More This book tells the definitive story of the sexual and relationship values and practices of young adults.The authors draw upon their analysis of nationally representative data and scores of in-person interviews to help shed light on numerous questions about the sex lives of young Americans, including how long their relationships last, how quickly they become sexual, why the double standard is so stubborn, who remains a virgin and for how long, how gender imbalances in college change the rules of mating, the “price” of sex and its effects on relationship security, how online social networking and porn alter the market in relationships, how emerging adults think about marriage and relationship permanence, who marries early, why the age at marriage is rising rapidly, and how “red” and “blue” politics are reflected in our sexual choices.
And then: He feels a lurch, and it seems to him that he is hanging, head down, although the pleasure continues. Perhaps it’s my misinterpretation, but when Gaiman writes “it seems to him that he is hanging,” I always envisioned Bilquis’s client literally dangling between her legs.S., to set the record straight about what it's like to be single now across the country.The survey, conducted in December 2016, includes responses from a demographically representative sample of 5,509 single men and women, ages 18 -70 .What else are we hiding from our friends, neighbors, and colleagues? Among other things, Stephens-Davidowitz’s data suggests that there are more gay men in the closet than we think; that many men prefer overweight women to skinny women but are afraid to act on it; that married women are disproportionately worried their husband is gay; that a lot of straight women watch lesbian porn; and that porn featuring violence against women is more popular among women than men.I asked Stephens-Davidowitz to explain the data behind all of this. Last time we spoke, I asked you about the most surprising or shocking finding in your research.