Nerdy Boys, Fat Girls, and Access to Sex

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Is (perceived) access to sex the currency underpinning the relationship economy?

One night, I was eating dinner at my ex-boyfriend’s house. In typical Polish fashion, we had open faced sandwiches. In typical nerd fashion, we spoke passionately about topics of interest.

He was writing about Dating for Nerds, and I was researching Pick Up Artists for a Sociology…

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