You might be worrying about what to wear and who to schlep along with you as a wingman before ever walking in the door.Even after you've successfully convinced a friend to go, you're still left with the question of how to get the most out of the event. It might seem silly, but it's a very important little detail.
Some research suggests that the gender ratio has a big influence on dating and marriage — women on campuses with more women and fewer men say they go on fewer dates but have more sex, for example.
About 34% more women than men graduated from American colleges in 2012, and the US Department of Education predicts this number will reach 47% by 2023.
Among college-educated adults in the US aged 22 to 29, there are about 5.5 million women and 4.1 million men, according to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey.
Ashlie: It’s Valentine’s Day today and Stephen takes it very seriously.
Ashlie: So, I guess we could say, tall, beautiful, funny, clever, thin, successful...
Meanwhile, Amandeep does meet one happy couple, and Word on the Street are guests on a very special day – their wedding!
While they have the potential to be fun and sometimes (surprisingly) are, they are also a source of anxiety and stress for many.There's been a lot of talk lately about how dating apps like Tinder are ruining romance.A 2015 Vanity Fair story claimed these apps are responsible for a growing hookup culture, where anonymous sex has replaced traditional romance, because they give straight young men the impression that there's a surplus of available women. Ashlie texting: Green scarves everywhere – I should have worn a flower Stephen texting: Look right – Man in hat – Green scarf – Flowers Man: Ashlie? Even though the other phrases mean the same thing, they aren't what Stephen says, which is why they're marked as wrong.However, "This surplus of women is not just 'perceived' but very, very real," Birger writes.