Men have always had to pay for sex—in money, marriage, respect, long-term commitment, or willingness to help raise children.– Erotic Capital: The Power of Attraction in the Boardroom and the Bedroom by Catherine Hakim
It's not clear to me whether men have to give up some of the respect that would otherwise be theirs, have to respect women, or both to get sex. I feel like I should understand this before I go any further.
Also, it's manifestly clear that women do not incur these costs. Um.