How did we get to 2009 as the year of threesomes? Well, ’09 has been the year of a lot of things. It has most certainly been the year of the “no good, very bad man” as sex scandals have raged over the illicit sex lives of South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, “Late Night” host David Letterman and, of course, Tiger Woods. It has been the year of Jon and Kate Gosselin. From separation to divorce, a day hasn’t gone by without one of the two of them making headlines, and the other appearing on the “Today Show” to talk all about it. It has been the year without Paris Hilton. Where did she go?
But at no other time in our collective consciousness has the three-way made such a foray into pop culture. In 2009, it was an omnipresent force. Read more … Keep reading »
Whether you agree with the sometimes tawdry, often, er, “illuminating” material that makes up the content of AskMen.com, you must also know that it is the largest men’s lifestyle destination on the internet. Every once in awhile, they do the Great Male Survey, which, given the vast numbers of participants, projects an arguably legitimate big picture look into what’s going on in today’s male mind. Surprisingly, the last study indicated some startling results for all of the women out there that stereotype men as the kind of cads that might show up in a Jay McInerney novel. To wit, 42 percent of men claimed they wouldn’t bother pursuing a relationship with a woman who wasn’t “wife material,” (jeez, what ever happened to pursuing a woman for cheap sex?), a whopping 70 percent believe strongly in marriage despite overwhelmingly discouraging divorce statistics, and over half of the respondents don’t fear commitment, and wait for it—only 18 admitted that was due to sacrificing the kind of freedom that accompanies singlehood; the rest cited emotional fears. Aww… Keep reading »