Does a More Equal Marriage Really Mean Less Sex?

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March 6 2014 8:08 AM

DoubleX Gabfest: The Blinded Me With Science Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the science of relationships, the Washington Post’s Date Lab, and whether an equal marriage means less sex.

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In this weeks’ Gabfest, DoubleX editor Hanna Rosin joins Outward editor June Thomas and New Republic staff writer Noreen Malone to discuss the science of relationships, the Washington Post’s Date Lab, and whether an equal marriage means less sex.

Other items discussed in the show:

DoubleX recommendations:

June recommends For Today I am a Boy, by Kim Fu.

Hanna recommends you watch Call the MidWife.

Noreen comes in with the only love themed recommendation: Save the Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest.

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Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

Hanna Rosin is the founder of DoubleX and a writer for the Atlantic. She is also the author of The End of Men. Follow her on Twitter.

June Thomas is a Slate culture critic and editor of Outward, Slate’s LGBTQ section.