Many professional fighters (and less testosterone-y athletes) lay off sex while training to stay mean, clean and full of protein. And now, per MSN, the Italian soccer squad Napoli has told players to refrain from orgasming (through Onanism or coitus) within two days of the match.
Hospital pharmacists are threatening to cut Italians off from their Viagra unless the government amends its plans to reform professions that have high entry barriers.
Parents in Bologna, Italy have withdrawn their children from the Castello di Serravalle nursery school after learning that the school's teacher, Michela Roth, posed in minimal attire for, among other things, a Harley Davidson calendar.
Unfaithful politicians and celebrities have been blowing up the news lately, thanks to the wandering eyes of a certain former action star—ahem, Schwarzenegger! But high status men and women aren't the only ones who cheat, and no matter where you are in the world, acts of infidelity are hard to ignore.
They say Italians do everything better: style, fashion, food, art, fun and yes, SEX. We can generalize all we want, but somewhere within lies the truth. So what is their secret? Why do they do it better? The secret ingredient is Confidence. Italian men are confident and self-assured. They dress the part, they look the part, they act the part and they also smell the part (I have to tell you, a good smelling man can flip the switch, if you know what I mean!). They walk out the door with “I am the MAN!” written on their forehead and just make it happen.
A disgruntled husband in Italy filed to annul his marriage after his wife told him she may want an open marriage. No word on how long the couple were married, what context her "open marriage" musings took place and whether the marriage was basically finito anyway, but the Italian court system ruled in favor of the man, the marriage dissolved and the former wife isn't even allowed to receive alimony.
George Clooney may have famously declared that he would never get married again, but, clearly, his lady friend of 1.5 years, Italian TV presenter and former Elisabetta Canalis is trying her best to convince him (or possibly herself) otherwise. She was seen, shopping in Milan recently and happily showed off a gold band that she was wearing on an all-important finger on her left hand to the paparazzi. igniting rumors that. perhaps. she and The Clooney were engaged or secretly married. (Rumors that George’s rep quickly dismissed, might, commenting that Elisabetta "just likes to wear rings.")
George Clooney's brunette girlfriend du jour, Italian TV presenter Elisabetta Canalis, took to the pages of Italian Vanity Fair to blab happily about her blissful love with the Oscar-winning silver fox. Elisabetta even says that some ladies are so jealous that she's warming Clooney's sheets that they’ve—gasp!—removed that Batman Forever–era still of George from their computer desktops.
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Though he's admitted nothing, the latest scandal in Silvio Berlusconi's life may actually hurt him. The Italian Prime Minister affectionately referred to as The Caiman has been able dodge controversy for decades. But a divorce filing by wife Victoria Loria might be bad news for him. It turns out that even powerful Italian men sometimes have to answer to angry Italian women regarding a girlfriend on the side. Naturally, he wants an apology.