Where Have All The Good Men Gone?

Every generation thinks they have it the hardest when it comes to finding love, but it’s hard to look at mine and conclude that we don’t have a good case. Never before have young people been having so little sex—at least not since we began counting such things. Never before have young people been lonelier. Never before have we been stalked so thoroughly by our past selves, every blunder cataloged in perpetuity.

I know about this and think about it a lot, because I’m smack in the middle of it. I’m a 27-year-old on all the apps. To be safe, I go into every bookstore, slide books off the shelves, and peek through the opening between Normal People and Americanah ready to lock eyes with my forever beau. But it seems all the would-be husbands have been left functionally castrated by porn addictions, or slaving away at a 9-to-5 trying to pay for a tiny apartment, or too distracted by bio-hacking and Reddit boards to go on a date. Read more»

Suzy Weiss | “Generation Swipe” | September 11, 2022


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  1. I’m 73 and so don’t begin to travel in Gen Z circles. But if this article is even remotely accurate (I do notice the exclusive reliance on anecdotal data that may or may not reflect the wider population),my heart aches for them. Jesus is the answer, and I’d like to find ways to meet and connect these Gen Z-ers to Him. Any ideas?

    As the old song said, “At the end of broken dreams, He’s the open door.”

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