Jennifer Roback Morse is interviewed today on ZENIT on her new book, Smart Sex: Finding Life-Long Love in a Hook-Up World:
Q: Why did you choose the title and topic of this book?
Morse: I wanted to write a book for the ordinary person who wants to get married and stay married. Most readers are not economists or theologians, so I wanted to convey to the public that this book is meant for them.
I also wanted to give the message that marriage is more appealing than casual sex: Smart people choose lifelong married love.
The term "hook-up" is widely used in America to mean a casual sexual encounter, which neither partner expects to lead to a long-term relationship. I wanted to imply that hooking up is stupid.
Read more (second item, "Righting the Wrongs in Modern Sex and Marriage").