According to a new study, it is best to wear red when on a hot date. Red instinctively makes women more attractive to men. They are also likely to spend more money on women who wear red rather than other colors like green, blue, or gray.
Washingtonian yesterday profiled an eligible DC bachelor for its "Dating Diaries" blog. Mark Drapeau (pictured, courtesy of Washingtonian), 33, was wearing jeans with his blazer and tie, and holding a rather girly-looking sidecar cocktail in his hand. In his profile, he spoke about being "over" high school by the time senior prom rolled around, his careerand recent promotion with a government think tank, and "experimenting" with women outside of his race (white) and upbringing (New England) in college.
So, erectile dysfunction. Ever been with a guy who can't get it up? How do you feel? Embarrassed? Frustrated? Guilty? Or maybe just miffed? Today on Nerve's Date Machine Airheadgenius posts about how as she gets older she encounters more and more men whose penises aren't getting hard, and she wonders why.
NYU professor Ronald J. Moglia asked a male and female student to lead the lube demonstration. The female student made a "penis" with two fingers and the male student made a "vagina" by cupping his hand into an O. Condoms were put on the "penis," one with KY Jelly lube and one without. The students then simulated sex with their hands to point out that sex with a condom and lube can be safe and pleasurable.
The morning news feed. Men prefer women in red, exploring sex with Halloween costumes, the warden's wife and the escaped convict, a thin line between love and hate, theories on genetics role in sexuality, gender selection, gay marriage in Connecticut, and which ring to propose with.
No matter how many first date do and don't lists singletons read, some dating mavericks still end up getting sloshed, excoriating an ex or wearing an outfit that says "bed me" instead of "wed me." Glamour asked top relationship writers—our very own Tomfoolery blogger extraordinaire included—to compile a list of 25 hard and fast tips for having a successful first date. Like anything that runs the fun-to-potentially-disastrous spectrum, the name of the dating game seems to be moderation.
The New York Times has a piece about infidelity up today. They story cites the familiar fact that it's hard to get good data on infidelity because in face-to-face interviews respondents are less likely to admit to infidelity, and women's magazine survey takers are self-selecting, making infidelity seem more prevalent than it really is. According to the Times, most reliable infidelity stats come from the General Social Survey, which uses a national representative sample and has been going since 1972. Overall infidelity rates have been pretty consistent—from year to year about 7 percent of women and 12 percent of men say they have had sex outside their marriage. But infidelity actually is up in older and younger people. Between 1991 and 2006 infidelity in men and women over 60 increased from 20 to 28% and 5 to 15%, respectively. For people under 35 the numbers in 1991 were 15% for men and 12% in women, and in 2006 had risen to 20% for men and 15% for women.
His face lit-up on the other side of arrivals' gate isn't going diminish the carbon footprint that got you there. So should long distance lovebirds should flap their arms and fly instead? Or just break up for the greater, greener good?
We don't have time for dilly-dally, so here's what you need to know this morning: men like blondes, women are using the internet for sex more, some of them are addicted to it, the BDSM industry is not loving the economy, teens aren't very knowledgeable about STDs, kissing lessons are good, married people get sick of each other, some couples go for the multiple ceremonies thing, and Time magazine is worried that the economy is going to wreck your marriage.
Comstock Films are mixing socially worthwhile causes with pornography. The proceeds from any porn video you buy will go toward defeating California's Proposition 8. Proposition 8 aims to eliminate the rights of same sex couples to marry via a state constitutional amendment. Comstock Films creates Erotic Documentaries, a thinking man's porn that is artful and also titillating.