A dude from Philly preyed on single women via internet dating. He convinced them that he was a millionaire and then bilked 13 of them out of big dollars. It looks like the new, new con is exploiting people looking for love. Bastards.
Getting someone to agree to marry you is tricky. There's no way of knowing if she'll say yes. So you have to find some elaborate, public way of asking so that she is so impressed she can't say no. At least that's how these dudes do it.
Several dating sites and advocacy groups think it's a good idea for prisoners to start web dating people on the outside. Some see a market to exploit, some see a service for danger seekers, and others think it will help rehabilitate cons. We see someone being really, really sorry.
Incidents in Greece, New York, and Seattle highlight that not everyone is comfortable with gay stuff. This includes dudes marrying and ladies kissing in public. Though the opposite would probably also be frowned upon.
Doree Lewak had an interesting piece in the Huffington Post. She basically states that intelligent women emulating characters from SATC are retarded (not in so many words). Her reasons are twofold; first, they're fictional characters that have become shorthand for certain female stereotypes. "Oh, you brought a random guy home from the bar last night, you're a Samantha. Tee hee." We agree that it is a little silly to identify with a fictional character but it's human nature. Associating with certain archetypes is something that we've done since the beginning of time, hence pantheons of gods known for an overwhelming characteristic.
There were 2 interesting studies recently completed in the UK on the correlation between food and sex. On 1 hand, horny men are typically hungrier. On the other hand, bad diets lead to sexual dysfunction. Be warned.
A young woman in France fibbed to her fiance about her virginity. He demanded (and received an annulment) on these grounds. Then everyone started putting in their 2 cents, so now the case is pending and everyone is agitated and uncomfortable.
Gay marriage is legalized in California. Not so fast, evidently a measure has passed that will put it up to a vote in November. The judicial, executive, and legislative branches of that state really need to get on the same page.
"Hey, hon. Do you remember getting a divorce? Me neither." An Indian couple just learned that someone took the liberty of getting them a divorce 8 years ago. They think it's a the husband's ne'er-do-well lawyer brother.
Bachelors are people too. Author Carl Weisman is a man in his 40's and he's written a book exploring the reasons that people don't get married. And it's typically not because their commitment-phobic.