Instead of trying to find things wrong with what he wrote, what did he write that resonates deeply with you?
With both, take what you find useful to YOU, discard the rest.
Lesson learned back then
"However, in the long run it is eventually likely to deflate the confidence of those who inevitably continue to fall short of such exaggerated expectations and who consequently experience the shame of a spoiled masculine identity."
"Instead of being too concerned with not screwing up and seeming “weird or desperate,” Darryl now felt like he was in control."
"This is where the night gets really interesting... ...as if their own masculinity is validated by his success."
"...turning a heterosexual public encounter with a stranger into an immediately consummated sexual episode is a statistical rarity, especially when compared with the overwhelming degree of time, money, effort, and emotion that young men invest in such an enterprise."
"Competitive sex talk among adolescent peers in the hours leading up to the girl hunt create an unrealistic set of sexual expectations for impressionable young men, particularly those who already suffer from anxiety over their body image and sexual development."
"Meanwhile, as men grow older and gain additional markers of status (i.e., occupational prestige), they may no longer require the pregaming rituals of confidence building once considered necessary preparation for the girl hunt."