On Showtime’s hit series The Affair, premiering October 4th for a second season, Dominic West plays Noah Solloway, a man who seems to have it all: Happily (and faithfully) married to his first love Helen (Maura Tierney) for seventeen years; four healthy children; financial stability; a newly published novel; and a…
A recent Oregon State University study found that in 40% of heterosexual couples, one partner claimed that the coupling was monogamous while the other claimed that no such agreement existed. Marriage and children did not increase monogamy between couples.
A young guy wrote to Slate's advice columnist today, seeking help with his pathological jealousy. Prudie ripped him a new one — and left me wondering where the line is between jealousy and abuse.
The more shit I read about how The Institution Of Marriage cannot survive the participation of same sex couples in contractual arrangements sanctioned and provided for by the government of all the people, by all the people and for all the people, the less I want to get married myself.
"It's a serious quandary for every married man — who also happens to be ridiculously good-looking," writes Simon Usbourne in The Independent. The quandary in question: staying faithful while "women literally throw themselves at you."