However, "This surplus of women is not just 'perceived' but very, very real," Birger writes.In his book "DATE-ONOMICS: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game," Birger argues that the college and post-college hookup scene is a result of the gender gap in college enrollment.About 34% more women than men graduated from American colleges in 2012, and the US Department of Education predicts this number will reach 47% by 2023.Among college-educated adults in the US aged 22 to 29, there are about 5.5 million women and 4.1 million men, according to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey. Ooh, listen to this, ‘Your eyes are like diamonds that shine in the sky...’ Ashlie: Stephen, is that your writing?
Even after you've successfully convinced a friend to go, you're still left with the question of how to get the most out of the event. It might seem silly, but it's a very important little detail." Let's talk about how you can get the most out of your evening. 1) Scope the location - When you attend an event you need to take some time to look around. You can also be a resource for others should they need to know where something is. Or what if people you're not interested in keep approaching you?Do an intake of what is happening and where you are. When the room is feeling full and you have a few minutes before any organized activity begins, stand next to the wall. Helping others is one way of connecting with random people you otherwise wouldn't talk to. Scope the singles - Are you the kind of person who waits for someone to approach you? Instead of waiting for someone to come talk to you, I would prefer that you look around and see who you would like to talk to. Stephen: I sent lots of cards, so I’ll get lots of cards – simple. Anyway, I thought you were going to help me with my online profile. So now Stephen thinks I should try online dating to see if I can meet someone on the internet. He thinks he’s going to get a lot of cards this year.