Dating and marriage history
Of course, tales of scarce men and sexual permissiveness in ancient Sparta won’t convince everyone, so I began to explore the demographics of modern religion.I wanted to show that god-fearing folks steeped in old-fashioned values are just as susceptible to the effects of shifting sex ratios as cosmopolitan, hookup-happy 20-somethings who frequent Upper East Side wine bars. One of my web searches turned up a study from Trinity College’s American Religious Identification Survey (ARIS) on the demographics of Mormons.Hold a showing at a gathering of thirty-something women soon, if you can locate a copy. That’s the one thing that always came up when I’d discuss theories on declining marriage rates or the rise of the hookup culture with my friends or family. In reality, these values have ebbed and flowed throughout history, often in conjunction with prevailing sex ratios. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, there are 5.5 million college-educated women in the U. between the ages of 22 and 29 versus 4.1 million such men. Among college grads age 30 to 39, there are 7.4 million women versus 6.0 million men—five women for every four men.
The dating game is rigged, but the problem is not strategic â it’s demographic. Multiple studies show that college-educated Americans are increasingly reluctant to marry those lacking a college degree. It’s not that He’s Just Not That Into You—it’s that There Just Aren’t Enough of Him.Miller and Hope are lovely to look at and portray the frustration of the single woman over 30 very, very well. The script is just a tad beyond mediocrity and the costumes or art direction are not noteworthy, either.Yet, the film is still worth watching for those who love romance movies beyond all others.When Hallie finds success through a video dating company, Donnalee feels the urge to give it a try as well.Meanwhile, the ladies land a big project for their business and Donnalee has a nice-looking but agitating man and his grumpy daughter move in next door.
What does the future hold for these gals, professionally and romantically?