Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: Why the Hook-up Culture Is Sexist
Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: Why the Hook-up Culture Is Sexist
Girls Uncovered: New Research on What America's Sexual Culture Does to Young Women
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Girls Uncovered: New Research on What America's Sexual Culture Does to Young Women
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Northfield Publishing
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January 1, 2012
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160
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The story of girls today is a good news/bad news story. Never before have girls in most of the developed world faced a better shot at a good, successful life in terms of education and fulfilling employment. Starting in 2010, women in the United States are outpacing men in terms of employment. Women are also ruling the board on education, with more ladies earning a bachelor's degree than their male peers. And The Atlantic reports that of the 15 top professions to watch in the coming decades, 13 of them are dominated by women. It's not a bad time to be a woman in terms of career development and education. That's the good news.

The bad news is that women are not doing as well in another important area of life: sexuality and relationships. The only winners of the sexual revolution have been the pornographers and other low-life misogynists. It ended up hurting all the rest far more profoundly than anyone ever imagined. Some men might claim it brought plenty of fun, but it aided only the basest part of the male sexual nature which seeks as many women as possible for the least amount of commitment and consideration. The sexual revolution made men neither better nor, as the research consistently shows, happier. However, setting sexuality free from the protective confines of marriage has hurt women more profoundly. And it starts hurting them at very young ages.

This very bad part of the bad news about women is the subject of a new book by two well-respected board-certified ob/gyns who both have long and distinguished careers helping women have sexually healthy lives. Joe McIlhaney and Freda Bush's Girls Uncovered: New Research on What America's Sexual Culture Does to Young Women (Moody) is a sharp and well-informed case for why parents, ...

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