Total Market Value (TMV)

Last night, after the kids went to bed, my wife and I got into this conversation about the SMV (Sexual Market Value) curve. She is turning 39 soon and is worried that her value as a wife is diminishing as she is aging. She was not s*** testing me, this was a real concern.

It got me thinking. The SMV curve is not totally accurate for our situation. It is based mostly on the things we have little control over, age and looks for women, money and looks for men. While this is primarily the driving force on the open dating market, it is not wholly adequate to describe our situation. As a married couple, there are other things that play a huge part, Continue reading “Total Market Value (TMV)”

Teach Your Kids This: The SMV Curve

This is a new series I’m going to occasionally touch on based off one of Illimitable Man’s memetic catchphrases he uses all the time on Twitter “Teach your sons this.”  In his Tweets he will drop a knowledge bomb about various subjects, mostly centered around intersexual dynamics and end it with the “Teach your sons this” or “I will teach my son this.”  It has become quite popular within our realm of the Twittersphere with various knockoffs because it is simply just that good! Continue reading “Teach Your Kids This: The SMV Curve”