Bye Felipe

Online dating offers documentary proof of men not handling women's sexual rejection gracefully. Cristen and Caroline talk about what happens when masculinity constructs and swiping left collide and why straight guys sometimes can't take 'no' for an answer.

Podcast sources:

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Academic insights:

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Topics in this Podcast: breakups, masculinity, tinder, rejection, online dating