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Sun Oct 25, 2015, 02:37 PM

32. This article seems to be hitting a nerve with a lot of people.

There are definitely some problems with it, but I am sure she intended this article to get people riled up.

1. It is stupid of her to assume all feminists are promiscuous and/or endorse female promiscuity. We are all different and have different attitudes toward sex based upon our personal desires/sexual ethics. It's mostly the Millenials engaging in this behaviour and many of them do not identify as feminists at all. The point is, your sexual behavior in no way determines how much of a feminist you are or whether you are even one at all.

2. I think people are seeing this a very conservative, prudish message and getting very angry about any message that tells people they might want to look at their sexual behavior and whether they are going along with the crowd or following their own personal wishes and desires. It's seems as though a lot of men are just having a knee-jerk reaction to this article because it might mean that if women take this advice (highly unlikely) it would mean less easy sex for them. They are reacting purely from a place of self-centered need.

3. Some of what she says does make sense. Many women do not find promiscuous drunken, one-night stands very fulfilling. Some of us know what we are talking about and are the exact opposite of prudish. Maybe greater selectivity in sexual matters would lead to more fulfilling sex lives for both men and women. I think right now people are having a lot of sex, but a lot of it isn't good, and in the opinion of most women I know, if it isn't good, it wasn't really worth it at all so there is point to being more selective in choosing a partner, even if it is just for a fling.

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