“We tell women they have unrealistic standards about what is obtainable to them, and we do this living in a world inhabited by males who will literally spend all day making sexual comments to any female in their sightline. We tell women to lower their standards, while men who look like turtles feel free to declare, ‘I’d do her.’ We expect women to accept ‘I clean up good’ as a legitimate enticement on a guy’s OKCupid profile. We tell women, in books called ‘Marry Him’ and in trendy New York Times pieces, that being single is a problem and the problem is that they’re too choosy.”

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