Where Are All the Decent Men? feat. Author Jon Birger

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By Ashley Hesseltine and Rayna Greenberg. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

There's a reason why there are so many incredible, successful, beautiful women who struggle to find a decent partner, while (*cough* mediocre) men seem to have no problem on the dating scene, and we're deep diving into the data behind this frustrating phenomenon with Jon Birger, author of Date-Onomics and the upcoming book Make Your Move. We discuss how geography plays a part (yes, there are cities/towns where the odds are more in one gender's favor), and how women can widen their dating pool. And we're also chatting about making the first move, how and why to do it, the bad advice women have been given for years, and Jon offers his strategy for finding a compatible partner (spoiler alert: it involves getting off the apps). We also review Bridgerton, debate some sexual language Ashley received, and Rayna reveals her new bush goal. Enjoy!

Check out more on Jon at his website, and pre-order his upcoming book Make Your Move. Follow him on Twitter @JonBirger1.

Follow us on Instagram @GirlsGottaEatPodcast, Ashley @AshHess, and Rayna @Rayna.Greenberg. Check our website for show dates and merchandise.

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