Young men are suffering from, and we did not invent this term, 'Pussy Affluenza.'

Young men are suffering from, and we did not invent this term, 'Pussy Affluenza.'
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It's the biggest outbreak of P.A. since the roaring twenties.

Young men are suffering from, and we did not invent this term, 'Pussy Affluenza.'

Nancy Jo Sales, the same journalist who wrote the book off of which The Bling Ring is based, recently published an article in Vanity Fair titled "Tinder and the Dawn of the 'Dating Apocalypse.'" It's one of those op-eds about how because of hook-up culture, young people are having a lot of meaningless relationships, monogamy is on the decline, people are shittier, blah blah blah. Sorry, I just can't stomach another one of those pieces without falling asleep.

Sales did contribute something new to the endless repertoire of older-people-writing-about-how-younger-people-are-different op-eds, though; she introduced the term "Pussy Affluenza" (English; early 21st-century; pʊsi aff-lieu-en-zuh) to common vernacular. Actually, it was introduced by someone she interviewed, but Sales brought it to the public. In the piece, she interviews Amy Watanabe, the owner of a sake bar in NYC, who discusses how young men are bringing multiple dates into her bar:

"The men in this town have a serious case of pussy affluenza," says Amy Watanabe, 28, the fetching, tattooed owner of Sake Bat Satsko, a lively izakaya in New York’s East Village. "We’ve seen them come in with more than one Tinder date in one night."  

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For those of you who don't speak the language of hip NYC bar owners, she's basically saying that young men now have way too many women at their disposal because of hook-up apps. It's a new disease, so doctors are still in the preliminary phases of understanding its implications, but rest assured that you're extra suspceptible if you're a millenial and/or a fuccboi. 

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