Dating younger guys in high school
“You shouldn’t have done that” my cousin said, shaking her head on the drive home. All summer long, I had woken up in a number of strange dorm rooms next to boys with fake IDs.Younger men were easy to impress, because they were in awe of me for simply being And I loved it. Now, however, social scientists have examined them exhaustively and empirically. These are truisms known to anyone who has watched 10 minutes of a teen movie or spent 10 minutes in a high school cafeteria.
Relatively little such data exists for teenagers, who mostly work the old-fashioned meet-someone-in-homeroom way.
But in examining the Add Health data, he and his colleagues found one classic economic tenet driving the byzantine high-school dating market: Scarcity determines value.