1:35 PM, February 22nd, 2012
Reblogged from "The Wolfe"
1:09 PM, February 9th, 2012

A request from Jess, who’s working on a story about men settling for “Mrs. Good Enough”:

Fellas, I have two statistics (as compiled by Helen Fisher) that I would love a male perspective on, for a story in The Daily Beast: 1. That 31 percent of men say they’d commit to someone who had “everything they wanted in a partner,” but with whom they were not in love. 2. That 21 percent of men say they’d commit to someone who had “everything they wanted in a partner,” but whom they were not sexually attracted to. What do you make of this?? Are men more willing to settle than they once were? Can you relate?

Well, can you?

2:30 PM, January 27th, 2012
We live in a society where there’s this idea that you’re either in a long-term relationship or taking steps to get there. But if you read diaries, what you find is, that’s not what a lot of people are doing.
Arianne Cohen, author of The Sex Diaries Project, talks to our Jessica Bennett about what she learned reading the diaries of 1,500 Americans
1:13 PM, November 21st, 2011

The open relationship is the white picket fence of the 21st century, something we aspire to because we think it makes us look good. And sometimes it does. Just as often, the “open relationship” can make us look like we’re trying too hard, protesting too much, or covering up a problem.

11:54 AM, August 3rd, 2011

The Science of Breakups

It turns out that the devastating pain we feel when we break up is not just emotional in nature. In fact, it closely mirrors the feeling one has when in withdrawal from several drugs. Imaging studies have found that the pain involved in a breakup is registered by the brain as real pain—similar areas of the brain light up after the collapse of a relationship as when we break a leg..

So, indeed, love hurts.

12:07 PM, June 9th, 2011
  • 65 percent of women—and a whopping 80 percent of men—say they’d cheat if they knew they wouldn’t get caught.

  • 21 percent of people who answered a 14,000-person Oprah.com survey said they have an open marriage.
  • More than half of Americans cheat, and yet 70 to 85 percent of adults think cheating is wrong.

Is Monogamy Obsolete?

3:00 PM, February 14th, 2011

You guys!


Happy Valentine’s day.

Very Important: Ken and Barbie are BACK TOGETHER.

Reblogged from Still Life
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