And the idea that the “game” has been driven by men is also a long-known element.
What’s newly emerging is the rise of young women on the prowl for casual, uncommitted sex.
The author of a compelling New York Times article, “Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game, Too,” interviewed more than 60 female college students at the University of Pennsylvania—ambitious, results-oriented, academically busy—who’re also committed to remaining relationally unattached for the foreseeable future.
Indeed, one of them notes, they see a big payback from the “low risk and low investment costs” of hooking up.
The following are quoted declarations by some of these young women, all of whom agreed to be interviewed anonymously or by middle initial or only first name: