It’s a weird (and destructive) part of our society that women feel like they ought to give a guy they aren’t into a chance, and that some guys strongly believe this as well. It’s not like men are going on dates with women they don’t feel a spark for. It’s a function of the patriarchal notion that women are on earth for the pleasure and enjoyment of men.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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