Suzanne talks about how casual sex affects women drastically different than it affects men.
IN THIS EPISODE:
1:20 Suzanne reads from Loose Girl, a book that analyzes in great detail the emotions that accompany what most young women experience when they engage in casual sex
2:27 The average guy who partakes in casual sex doesn’t ruminate over who he has sex with or why he did it
3:00 Many young women have sex to feel attractive and desirable
4:30 Feeling used, or like a “booty call,” is the number one experience for women who have casual sex
5:00 Biology dictates that women carry the brunt of sexual risk while men wield the sexual power
5:25 The relationship between women and men took a nosedive when women (en masse) began having sex “like a man”— casually, with no commitment.
6:20 In generations past, commitment always preceded sex
8:10 Sex for women is NOT the same as it is for men
8:30 Even the most sexually liberal woman is surprised to learn she cannot detach the way men can
10:00 Suzanne reads stories from women who’ve had a lot of casual sex
17:25 A hookup doesn’t lead to the relationships women crave (MeToo movement)
18:50 – It’s modern gender norms, not traditional ones, that have lead to the problems between men and women regarding casual sex
20:20 The MeToo Movement speaks to women’s weakness to casual sex