What Is The Trouble With Men And Women These Days?

March 2, 2016

Kay S. Hymowitz argues that too many men in their 20’s are living in a new kind of extended adolescence.

“Relatively affluent, free of family responsibilities, and entertained by an array of media devoted to his every pleasure, the single young man can live in pig heaven—and often does. Women put up with him for a while, but then in fear and disgust either give up on any idea of a husband and kids or just go to a sperm bank and get the DNA without the troublesome man. But these rational choices on the part of women only serve to legitimize men’s attachment to the sand box. Why should they grow up? No one needs them anyway. There’s nothing they have to do.”

They might as well just have another beer.




Why Are So Many Professional Millennial Women Unable To Find Dateable Men?

“I don’t think the issue is that men used to be great and now they’re not,” says Jezebel’s Katie J.M. Baker. “Women used to feel more pressure to get married and have kids earlier, and prioritize those goals above the others.” Add to that women’s ability now to be self-sufficient financially and supported socially by so many friends in the same boat, it shouldn’t be that surprising so many Millennial women are single. Except to us singletons, it isn’t supposed to be this way.



Why Men Are In Trouble

For the first time in history, women are better educated, more ambitious and arguably more successful than men…



Can You Ever Be Friends With Your Ex?

In most relationships, the time to say goodbye usually arrives at one point or another — unless you intend to walk down the aisle, of course (and even then…). With your ex, you’ve shared memories that will either make you laugh or cry, and it’s time to take your experiences, put them in your back pocket and move on. But somewhere on the road of parting ways couples feel the need to promise to stay friends — which ultimately leads to more broken promises.

So, can you ever be friends with your ex? Does it have to be all-or-nothing?



Men and Women Can’t Be “Just Friends”

Researchers asked women and men “friends” what they really think—and got very different answers…



7 Solutions That Can Save a Relationship

It’s the rare couple that doesn’t run into a few bumps in the road. If you recognize ahead of time, though, what those relationship problems might be, you’ll have a much better chance of getting past them.

Get your love life back on track.


Dr. Arlene Krieger is a licensed marriage and family therapist with an extensive background working with adolescents and family dynamics. Her Ph.D is in Clinical Sexology and Human Sexuality. She specializes in issues of family, relationship, intimacy, and sexuality.

“As a Ph.D. Clinical Sexologist, Researcher and Author I will be posting a New Selection of INFO – Sexual Health & Current Cutting Edge News blog posts. I welcome all Questions and Comments and look forward to hearing from my readers.” – Dr. Arlene G. Krieger

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