Fabulous book well worth the read for singles females and males for that matter, college-educated or not. Hitting each other over the head with our trays of freshly baked cookies to impress the handful of single guys, entice them to come hang out at our apartment, was also not uncommon. " was a silent message telegraphed among females at mixers.
Anyway, this rant has gone on long enough, but suffice it to say that if you read this book and were frustrated by it, you're not alone, and it's not very good, and you should probably forget about the whole thing.
And if you want to talk about the high rate of non-marriage among women in early modern Europe, you can come sit by me!
Unsurprisingly, both a high M: F ratio and a low one somehow end up being bad for women.
(High: patriarchy, but at least no one will rape you because men Protect Their Scarce Resources; low: YOU'LL DIE ALONE, Career Spinster.
The number is displayed on your phone and its battery correlates with your energy.