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Oct 25, 2022Liked by John Hawkins

Yup the old unspoken deal is far gone, and the big body blows of The Pill, women's lib, and government welfare set up to disincentivize marriage put it on the canvas. When I was in school, the jocks got most of the girls, but then college came and often the smarter young women figured out that the brainy nerds who could earn six figure incomes might make a better provider than a used car or insurance salesman. But shattering the glass ceiling and dating via Tinder erased some of that, so that pyramid of really handsome guys remains pretty pointy and is in play for years longer; it seems like lots of money goes to fertility clinics as commitment comes ever later. I'd guess living in your parent's basement and watching OnlyFans contributes greatly as well. Too bad we don't have the benefit of 20/20 hindsight at the time we make- or postpone- our major decisions. Thanks, John

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