Politics of the Side-Piece


 Share on Tumblr In observance of Side Piece Day coming up on Neverary 32nd, we need to take a moment to appreciate how far the side-piece has progressed. She was the catalyst exposing one of the deepest mayoral corruption scandals in US history: that of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. These days, she can take […]

SURVEY FINDS: Women Are More Superficial Than Men

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 Share on TumblrI was less than surprised by these findings, since I said women were more superficial than men in 2011, but no one ever listens to WisdomIsMisery. Oh well. Enough about me and my constant need for validation and congratulation. Next time your guy heads off to Vegas or a bachelor party and you […]

Infidelity Rates May be as High as 70 percent

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 Share on Tumblr Anyone who has been unfaithful and then gone to couples therapy to “work on the marriage” — assuming he or she hasn’t already been given the boot — knows that the therapist probably isn’t going to take his or her side. You cheated, you’re bad, end of discussion. Yet it’s clear that […]

Love Isn’t Enough to Keep Some Men Faithful

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 Share on Tumblr Q: Is it possible to love your spouse and family, but still constantly need an outside sexual outlet? A question as old as time, do unfaithful men really love their spouses and family? As usual, it depends, but in most cases, I would say yes. Some would argue that if a man truly […]

5 Reasons Why Women Cheat

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 Share on Tumblr For whatever reason, I’ve often found the explanations behind why women cheat to be far more sophisticated than why men cheat. So, when I saw that the “experts” over at COSMO had parsed the reasons down to a simple list of five, I decided to take a read. My three favorite are […]

How Not To Cheat


 Share on Tumblr To begin, let me point out that the vast majority of people will never cheat. To the degree there is a consensus on the subject, a number of studies have conservatively estimated that at least 80% of married people have never been unfaithful. There’s only one problem with that statistic – it […]

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15 Tips on Cheating and Managing Your Mistresses

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 Share on Tumblr Recently, someone asked me if “men enjoy being the sideman?” For those of you who are unfamiliar, the “sideman” refers to a man who plays the side-role to a woman he knows is in a committed relationship. His equal of the opposite sex is usually referred to as the “sidechick.” My answer: […]

Women Don’t Have a Monopoly on Heartbreak

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 Share on Tumblr Not a week goes by where I don’t read about a woman, usually multiple women, talking about heartbreak in the blogosphere – not that there’s anything wrong with that. As a writer/blogger, I am familiar with the cathartic process of sharing your inner most thoughts with complete strangers who even if they […]

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The Male Ego and Unfaithful Women

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 Share on Tumblr “I’m supposed to trust it, after he touched it?” — Beanie Sigel, “Bread and Butter” If you went outside and polled 100 men on what would happen if his woman cheated on him, it’s a safe bet roughly 99 of those men would say they’d kick her to the curb. For some men […]

Do Single Women Hold Any Responsibility for Not Pursuing Committed Men?

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 Share on Tumblr It seems like we can’t go a month without hearing about some well-known man cheating on his slightly lesser-known wife. As I wrote about before, I don’t think all men cheat. I don’t even think most men cheat, but I can’t ignore the overwhelming evidence that shows that some men cheat. Often […]