Even though I’m not necessarily proud of it, I will admit I’ve been the other woman … more than once.
Come to think of it, I’ve been tempting guys since middle school. I’ll never forget the time the Seventh Grade Love of My Life walked the mile with me in gym class. Neither of us liked to run (we had so much in common) so I had his undivided attention for 15 whole minutes. It was magical. His seventh grade girlfriend was a soccer player. She ran the mile in 5 minutes. She proudly crossed the finish line but the sight of her boyfriend happily strolling around the track with me must have knocked the wind out of her. She came up to me at my locker after school to inform me, “Stay away from my man or you’ll me sorry.”
I should have been apologetic or remorseful; I was ecstatic. She was the hottest girl in school, she was the first girl in seventh grade to graduate from a training bra, and she’d gotten to second base with two boys. I heard one of them was an eighth grader… and she felt threatened by ME? Sweet validation for a flat-chested mildly awkward twelve year old who felt invisible to boys!
But like a crack addict, once I’d had a taste, I couldn’t stop. Keep reading »
Cheaters beware: you may be killing yourself. A new American Heart Association study finds that men who die of heart attacks were more likely to be cheating. An analysis of 6,000 autopsy reports of people who died of sudden heart attacks (1 percent died while getting it on) found that 90 percent of the people were men and three-quarters of them were cheating. I am really curious if the autopsy descriptions went something like “male, 42 years of age, 6-foot-2, was cheating on wife.” Otherwise, how the heck did they know which participants were cheaters?
In any case, scientists blame the increase incidence of heart attack in cheating men on stress, overeating and sex with “younger ladies” who literally over-work their partners’ hearts! So, point being, if you’re going to cheat, perhaps consult with your cardiologist first. [PostNoon]
In the upcoming action/rom-com “This Means War” (in theaters on Valentine’s Day), Chris Pine and Tom Hardy play two CIA operatives who vow to destroy each other when they discover that they are both dating the same woman (played by Reese Witherspoon). This scandalous scenario got us reminiscing about Hollywood’s real infamous love triangles… Keep reading »
Exposing marital infidelity can be a costly and time consuming endeavor. Sure, there is a plethora of high-tech methods out there, but did you know you can now go CSI-style on your significant other’s soiled undergarments to expose an extramarital affair?
A national DNA testing company, The Paternity Lab Center, is providing the relatively sophisticated technique for suspicious mates who are seeking definitive answers. Read more…
I spend most of my time at work in a one-piece bathing suit blowing bubbles with four-year-olds and occasionally getting sneezed on. I have been teaching swimming for over six years to supplement the minor income I earn from writing. Teaching swimming has never been a source of inspiration for my writing until recently: it seems that my granny-like one piece has caught the eye of one of my clients. The only problem (well, problems) is that he is married, twice my age and I also give his wife private swimming lessons. Keep reading »
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund, is either the world’s worst liar or the world’s biggest egotist.
He’s the world’s worst liar if he thinks anyone will believe he didn’t know his ladyfriends at French sex parties (aka orgies) were not being paid for their, um, services. And he’s the world’s biggest egotist if he was genuinely unaware that these women were prostitutes (say, if the women had been hired by an employee) and thought they were all just fielding cumshots as they lay in awe of his awesome sexual prowess. Keep reading »
After the craziness that is the holidays, some people return unwanted gifts, some people vow to spend more time at the gym, and some people sign up on websites that aid married people in finding someone to cheat with. IllicitEncounters.com reported a spike in memberships today, saying that they saw usage on the site increase over 250 percent, prompting experts to predict that January 4 is the most popular day to start an affair. I guess they feel like they’ve suffered through Christmas and they’re now ready to find something or someone who makes them happy. Great. Read more…
“If I were to answer it just kind of bold-faced, I would say what scares me is that I’m going to ultimately find out at the end of my life that I’m really not lovable, that I’m not worthy of being loved. That there’s something fundamentally wrong with me. … I used to think that what scared me was the idea of being abandoned until someone said to me, ‘Only children can be abandoned. Adults can’t be abandoned because we have a choice. Children don’t have a choice.”
– Demi Moore talks to Harper’s Bazaar about her insecurities just a few months after her split from husband Ashton Kutcher, who allegedly cheated on her at least once. I hate to admit it, but Demi and I share a similar irrational insecurity — the fear of being unworthy or incapable of being loved. I’ve learned to recognize that fear as, ultimately, just a fantasy and have worked on finding ways to cultivate love internally rather than depending on getting it externally. I hope Demi does the same! [Harper's Bazaar]