Only Assholes Think You Won't Sleep With Them Unless They're Assholes

Heard this argument? Men don't really want to be domineering jerks. Guys play at being assholes only because women reward arrogant alpha males with sex. Women's sexual choices create bad male behavior; the ladies have only themselves to blame for the seeming epidemic of masculine boorishness. Uh-huh. » 3/01/12 6:20pm 3/01/12 6:20pm

Carré Otis Finally Names Her Alleged Rapist: Her Modeling Agent

In her new memoir, Beauty Disrupted, Carré Otis at last names the man who raped her repeatedly when she was a 17-year-old new face model, just starting out in Paris. It was, she says, Gérald Marie, her agent at the time and the boss of Elite Paris, one of the world's top agencies. » 11/01/11 6:30pm 11/01/11 6:30pm

How The "Good Guys Are Hard To Find" Narrative Hurts Women

It's not news that girls are feeling more pressure than ever to be perfect. As I've written before in my posts on the Martha Complex, this generation of teen girls is more stressed about, well, everything, than any generation of women before them.* The pressure to do well in school, the pressure to please parents and… » 4/11/11 3:00pm 4/11/11 3:00pm

The Damaging Expectation Of Higher Male Desire

After so many years of blogging, teaching, mentoring, and writing, you find yourself getting the same questions over and over again. (Questions about the wisdom of age-disparate and long-distance relationships, for example, are evergreen.) But there are other topics that come up often as well, like incompatible sexual… » 4/01/11 1:36pm 4/01/11 1:36pm