The Daily Squeeze: Bad Pickup Lines, Sex Stress In Greece, And The Cost Of Dating

  • Time Out Chicago shares a bunch of pickup lines actually used in bars around the city. Our favorite is: “You’re a total Visa, baby. You’re everywhere I want to be.” Ugh. [Time Out Chicago]
  • Eighty percent of the men who called a sex helpline in Tessaloniki, Greece, did so because they were stressed about their sexual performance. Fifteen percent of the married men who called were anxious about whether they were satisfying their partners. Um…why don’t they talk to their wives about this? Communication, people! [Khaleej Times]
  • According to The Economic Times’ calculations, people can spend more than $40,000 during a courtship on everything from movie tickets, dinners, vacations, jewelry, and wedding expenses. And a survey of around 1,000 people found that 70 percent of women and 50 percent of men were interested in marrying for money. [The Economic Times]