“My own sister is thirty-seven, educated, accomplished, attractive, and single.I told her to freeze her eggs.” Secular-style dating is rare in the Orthodox community in which Elefant lives.Said Hunt, “My heartstrings are pulled daily.” wo thousand miles away in New York City, Lisa Elefant knows exactly what Hunt is feeling.
In the search results the acronym YSA means Young Single Adult and is a branch or ward for those who are single and between the ages of 18 and 30.
Listings that say "student single" are the same as YSA except regular worshipers also have to be students of the local university/college.
Of course, tales of scarce men and sexual permissiveness in ancient Sparta won’t convince everyone, so I began to explore the demographics of modern religion.
I wanted to show that god-fearing folks steeped in old-fashioned values are just as susceptible to the effects of shifting sex ratios as cosmopolitan, hookup-happy 20-somethings who frequent Upper East Side wine bars. One of my web searches turned up a study from Trinity College’s American Religious Identification Survey (ARIS) on the demographics of Mormons.
Times have changed, and that is a good thing—especially the fading-away of cruel taboos that once stigmatized women who engaged in premarital sex or bore children out of wedlock. The values question assumes that sexual mores loosen naturally from conservative to liberal.