Involuntary celibates (incels) claim most men are incel based on Tinder data
Incels using data from Tinder are now claiming most males are incel. According to Tinder data young females now rate the vast majority of young men below average in looks. Thus most males are incel. This is pretty absurd. The studies show most people are getting/got sex in the US. On Tinder and other dating sites, men far out number women --- so much so that it lowers average men to below average in looks.
In 2018, there were about 61.24 million married couples living in the U.S. Half of Americans ages 18 and older were married in 2017, a share that has remained relatively stable in recent years but is down 8 percentage points since 1990. One factor driving this change is that Americans are staying single longer.
The number of U.S. adults cohabiting with a partner is on the rise. In addition to the half of U.S. adults who were married, 7% were cohabiting in 2016. The number of Americans living with an unmarried partner reached about 18 million in 2016, up 29% since 2007. Roughly half of cohabiters are younger than 35 – but cohabitation is rising most quickly among Americans ages 50 and older.
Moreover, female attraction is based on more than just looks. He who controls the attention is high status and sexually attractive. That’s why rap stars get more ass than CEOs and why haters appear when someone is getting a lot of attention/attraction. The real Pleistocene currency by which a male was ranked was not cash but attention. If you were a hominid male, and people paid attention to you, carved your approval, shut up and listened when you spoke, that meant you were a leader. Men who commanded attention commanded access to community support. That meant a good nest-maker. Humans compete less for territory than for rank/attraction. Territory and possessions are only symbols of rank.
Humans have evolved from a social hierarchy based on threat into a social hierarchy based on attention/attraction. In our contests of beauty, in our examination rooms and in sports, in our art and literature, and in our race to win Nobel Prizes, to be recognized and valued by others, what is being competed for here is positive attention, admiration, and prestige. That is, there is a desire to express ourselves with the aim of gaining recognition of having made a positive contribution and/or of having talents/attributes; that is, we are valued. We have institutionalized this by setting up various arenas that allow people to show us what they can do.
In other words, human beings are ranked primarily for their ability to contribute to society. This means that the true alphas in our society are Professional Athletes, Youtube/Instagram Stars, Nobel Prize winners, successful entertainers and artists, wealthy businessmen, and politicians whom we elect based on their ability to contribute meaningfully and lead others