I recently read an article entitled "OkCupid Experiment Proves Men Don’t Mind Dating Sociopaths." Naturally, I was intrigued. The article goes on to report the results of an “experiment” in which a couple of friends created a fake OkCupid profile featuring … [Read more...] about Are Men’s Standards Really So Low That They’re Willing To Date “Sociopaths”?
BC submitted the following question: Have you written much on gay hookup apps (Grindr, Scruff, etc)? I just had a lengthy discussion with my cousin on Facebook after posting my criticism of Dan Savage's latest Savage Love. In it, Savage wrote that a gay man can have a hookup app … [Read more...] about If You’re In A Relationship, Is It OK To Browse Hookup Sites For “Innocent Flirting” And “Harmless” Fun?
A new set of studies reveals that the content of our sexual fantasies is influenced by feelings of relationship insecurity. In three experiments, college undergraduates were primed to feel attachment security or anxiety. To do this, participants thought about a past relationship … [Read more...] about Feelings Of Insecurity Prompt Fantasies Of Emotionless Sex And Aggression
How are adolescent boys learning about sex these days? By pointing, clicking, and streaming through a seemingly endless supply of Internet pornography. That’s right…online porn is now the default form of sex education for a growing number of young boys because they simply are not … [Read more...] about The Birds And The Bees: When And How Should Fathers Talk To Their Sons About Sex?
There seems to be a widely shared belief that anyone involved in an "open" relationship is infected with all sorts of STDs. (Want to get tested? Click here for HIV RNA testing) The assumption seems to be that if you aren't monogamous, you're a promiscuous disease spreader, right? … [Read more...] about Are “Open” Relationships The Hotbed For STDs That Everyone Assumes?