The Friday Five

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This week’s roundup of our favorites from across the interwebs to help you make sense of men and women.

1. The High Price Of Being Single In America by Lisa Arnold and Christina Campbell of The Atlantic says over a lifetime, unmarried women can pay as much as a million dollars more than their married counterparts for healthcare, taxes, and more.

2. Enough About Lena Dunham’s Ass! by Rachel Krantz of The Daily Beast says that after Howard Stern called Lena Dunham a ‘little fat chick,’ most people rolled their eyes. But he’s not the only one obsessed with the Golden Globe winner’s body.

3. An Oil Town Where Men Are Many, And Women Are Hounded by John Eligon of The New York Times reports on a small town in North Dakota where there are 1.6 single men for every single woman, a gender ratio that has created a stifling and dangerous environment.

4. Why I’m So Angry About Jodie Foster’s Coming-Out Speech by Deb Baer of The Huffington Post says: So Foster finally admitted that she’s gay at the Golden Globes, but she should have been brave enough to come out a long time ago.

5. Online Dating Isn’t Killing Marriage by Tracy Clark-Flory of Salon.com says despite his controversial piece in The Atlantic, Dan Slater doesn’t think technology is destroying monogamy.

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