Sexual Fantasies: Surprising New Findings

November 10, 2014
Sexual Fantasies: Surprising New Findings

It wasn’t so long ago that homosexuality was listed as deviant behavior in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Still listed are many sexual fantasies that have come to be viewed as somewhat commonplace. Historically, there’s been little research on sexual fantasies, and it has focused exclusively on college students. A new study of […]

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50 Questions You Should Never Have to Ask a Man

November 5, 2014
50 Questions You Should Never Have to Ask a Man

Is this a date? I haven’t heard from you – are we still on for tonight? Are you saying that you’re not seeing anyone else right now because you want to be exclusive, or because there doesn’t happen to be anyone else available at the moment? But have you had sex with anyone since you were […]

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Where Were You When I Was Still Unattractive?

November 3, 2014
Where Were You When I Was Still Unattractive?

Hi Susan, I stumbled on your site and have been fascinated with it the past few days. It has given me a fresh perspective and helped me feel better about myself–and more confused. Lately I’ve been thinking about my college dating experiences. I’m 28 years old now and I’ve noticed a very odd phenomenon lately. I’m […]

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This Woman Was Catcalled 100 Times in One Day

October 31, 2014
This Woman Was Catcalled 100 Times in One Day

Happy Halloween! Stay safe. Please don’t wear a slutty costume. The only good thing about all the male denial of street harassment is that more and more women are taking to the streets and documenting their experiences. (H/T to SayWhaat) Now, I’ve seen a couple of posts online pointing out that women have no need to […]

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Creatures of the Night

October 30, 2014
Creatures of the Night

Apropos of Halloween… Yesterday’s post on jerks in the dating pool heavily featured the work of Peter Jonason, an Australian researcher who recently won the prestigious Ig Nobel Prize for his work on the sleep habits of Dark Triad males. (H/T to reader Tara) In Creatures of the night: Chronotypes and the Dark Triad traits Jonason et al studied whether […]

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