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This means that a little more than one third of the 62,827,000 women in the United States are getting along without steady male companionship. Many unattached women of “nice” background are as much drawn to sexual relations with men as married women are, or perhaps more so; relentlessly, they go about most of their lives trying to find sexual fulfillment. Although it is a world-wide and historic conviction that every woman wants to be married, a great many do not want marriage.Consciously or unconsciously, many of them spend a lifetime resisting it. Today, one out of every ten families in the United States is headed by a woman.This holds for their jobs, studies, social activities, any area of their lives—a general dissatisfaction applies to all of them.” He adds, “In the younger age group, the dominating symptom among the unmarried is likely to be anxiety; in later years, it’s depression.” However depressed they may be, most of them continue the frenzied man hunt. One possible sex problem which turns out to be minor among our millions of unattached women is Lesbianism.According to Kinsey, only 13 per cent of all women, married or single, have had an all-out homosexual experience. Many widows, divorcees and single women have succeeded despite all obstacles in either finding a man—or in learning to live without one.How can you meet a man there and be sure of his background? (The head of one of New York’s local Democratic clubs says, “They go from club to club to meet men; we call them Carpetbagging Liberals.”) Others go to evening classes at universities, taking courses in such subjects as “How to Sail a Boat,” with the hope that it will attract men.Some of them join a number of churches in succession, interested less in finding God than in finding a husband.
Says a handsome 47-year-old divorcee, “I was married for 23 years, and I’ve been divorced for five—and having my freedom has opened up a new door in life for me.But most of the men I met in offices didn’t want to mix business and pleasure.I’ve met a few men ice-skating, but some evenings I get so lonely my judgment gets off-base; then I go dancing at a public dance hall.(There are 14,331,000 adult bachelors in the United States; 2,272,000 widowers; 1,028,000 divorced men.) Furthermore, if the ladies do not get to the altar at an early age, they are likely to get stranded.Nowadays, 70 per cent of all American women marry before they are 24 years old. By the time a woman is 30, there is about one chance in two she will ever get married and at 40, only one chance in five.