Does having too many choices, and too much freedom, contribute to intense dissatisfaction?Are modern people, particularly women, angry because our culture of self-affirmation and abundance has left them feeling unsatisfied?Being called a flapper was to be named bold, daring, and young, but it also carried connotations of loose morals, especially among older generations—after all, nice girls didn’t smoke, drink, and dance provocatively! Other popular Jazz Age past-times included petting parties, marathon dance contests, and trips to the beach (complete with scandalously revealing bathing costumes that exposed the arms and legs).
The first birth control clinic in the United States opened in the mid-1920s and popularized the “rhythm method”, along with increased access to contraceptive caps and suppositories.
In Victorian times, the family was the central institution around which society was organized, but young men and women in the '20s began to focus more on building careers and seeking independence. until a post-WWII return to “traditional” values, but even in the 1920s, women who were seen as overly “experienced” or who got a divorce were subject to social shaming.
One of the stereotypes about aging is that people tend to get more conservative and unfriendly in their later years.
We’ve all seen movies where old people sit on their porches, complaining that “kids today just don’t get it.” Usually, these aren’t the kind of folks that you would like to invite over to your place for a beer.
It will help you avoid and resolve arguments, saving you hours of grief.
It will help you have better dates, cooler conversations and hotter sex.
When a man interacts with a woman, his greatest fear is sexual rejection and humiliation.
This causes him to spend as much time and energy (if not more) on defensive strategies to protect against rejection as he does on mating strategies to attract women.
We have been working with young single men in our capacities as educators, public figures and authors for more than 30 years.