Among those experiencing dry spells and singledom, inceldom is likely much more common because asexuals (and adult virgins) are very rare, whereas those who experience dry spells are common (see causes of inceldom and demographics of inceldom). Menelaos Apostolou estimated that given about 30% of the adult population in the U.S. is single then, about 15% of the adult population is expected to be involuntary so.
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