Most of the research has been restricted to college students for whom dating anxiety - among both men and women - is fairly common.
For instance, 31 percent of 3,800 randomly selected undergraduates at the University of Arizona rated themselves ''somewhat'' or ''very'' anxious about dating, according to Hal Arkowitz, an associate professor of psychology at the school.
Yet Jack was never reprimanded over those decisions.
He found himself in hot water only with the same-sex-wedding cake.
With every cake he designs, Jack believes he is serving Christ.
He had previously turned down requests to create Halloween-themed cakes, lewd bachelor-party cakes, and a cake celebrating a divorce.
Such men tend to have fewer male friends and they see those friends only infrequently.
Men have significantly more anxiety about dating than do women, the researchers agree. Arkowitz found 37 percent of men surveyed were anxious as compared to 25 percent of the women.
Plenty of people commented on the tweet, which has 146 comments at the time of writing, to lament what an asshole Billy seems to be, but the real ~surprise~ came from a few people who actually know him.
, the Court announced that it would hear a case about the extent to which private parties may be forced to embrace this new vision of marriage.
Curran recalls how a colleague of his once arranged for a young man to witness a popular student on a date.
The observer exclaimed, ''That guy's as bad as I am.'' Carol Glass, assistant professor of psychology at the Catholic University of America, has found that an approach called cognitive training is effective in dealing with dating difficulties.