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Why Humans Have Sex

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Book-a-minute on steroids, that’s how I think about this study.

In other words, read it and you’ll be more of a connoisseur (ahem :)

Here’s a glimpse:

1. I wanted to give someone else a sexually transmitted

disease (e.g., herpes, AIDS)

2. Someone offered me money to do it

3. I wanted to get a raise

4. It was an initiation rite to a club or organization

5. I wanted to get a job

6. I wanted to get a promotion

7. The person offered to give me drugs for doing it

8. I wanted to punish myself

9. I wanted to hurt/humiliate the person

10. I wanted to feel closer to God

11. I wanted to breakup my relationship

12. I wanted to breakup another’s relationship

13. I wanted to be used or degraded

14. I wanted to gain access to that person’s friend

15. I wanted to get a favor from someone

16. I wanted to enhance my reputation

17. It would get me gifts

18. I wanted to make money

19. I wanted to hurt an enemy

20. Because of a bet

21. It was a favor to someone

22. I wanted to end the relationship

For more like the above, you can download the pdf from here.

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November 27, 2007 at 07:54

Catherine Zeta Jones divorces George Clooney – Intolerable Cruelty

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Intolerable Cruelty (2003) – snappy, intelligent edutainement, not just a romantic fast flood movie. And about divoraceous relations.

George Clooney, Catherine Zeta Jones - Intolerable Cruelty dvd cover

Ridendo castigat mores: laughing castigate the mores.

I tend to agree with this IMDB review, even if it may be over-enthusiastic:

Clooney and Zeta Jones at their best, 20 January 2005
10/10
Dan Da’man: Intolerable cruelty is possibly the best written romantic comedy of the modern era. The script writers deserve much credit for this under rated flick, as do Clooney and Zeta-Jones, who turn out their best performances since the turn of the century.

On first viewing this movie can appear just another average comedy with a few names but nothing special.George Clooney, Catherine Zeta Jones - Intolerable Cruelty barbed wire Its what I thought. I even tuned out for some period. But on my repeated viewing I picked up all the delicate intricacies and humour. I now cannot watch this film without feeling happy, it changes my mood. It has a brilliant balance of legal proceedings, meaningless humour, character revealing humour, trait development whilst raising some unavoidable issues about American divorce proceedings. I highly rate this film and ask viewers to relax and enjoy the humour but also pay close attention to the twists and turns.

Also, I recommend Intolerable Cruelty to the education department as it is ideal for students to study and analyse. It will keep them interested and allow them understand character development at its best, whilst giving them an insight into divorce law.

An unprincipled divorce attorney falls in love with a manipulative gold-digger.

Directed by Joel Coen

See also:

Soon half of the richest people from UK will be women

Recognizing a weakness can lead you to real power

Written by flowingly

December 21, 2006 at 08:09

Soon half of the richest people in UK will be women

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WAS HIS - divorce lawyer

Most of them, by divorce. Inheritance, OK. By divorce, IMO, =resounding theft. What, she needs a gazzilion million pounds to rise the kids? Or because she LET him make sex with her? For loling out loud! :)

I’m afraid the sex war turned from creative and spicy tension to bitter planetary guerrilla.

The laws are overwhelmingly in their favor, not because society is more mature, but because women lobbyed and weighted themselves more and more power. They evolved, and here’s why:

Women recognize, discuss and share their fears and concerns, and they also share information and solutions. Men don’t. And this messes them up. Really bad. Personally and socially.

If men don’t acknowledge and learn from the women’s intelligence and power, then even more trouble awaits them.

See also:

Catherine Zeta Jones divorces George Clooney – Intolerable Cruelty
Recognizing a weakness can lead you to real power

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December 19, 2006 at 20:18

Recognizing a weakness can lead you to real power

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The greatest strenght of women is their appearance of weakness. The greatest weakness of men is their appeareance of strenght.

Women recognize, discuss and share their fears and concerns, and they also share information and solutions. Men don’t. And this messes them up. Really bad. Personally and socially.

Recognizing a weakness leads you to real power, but staying in denial could eat you away.

VulnerAbility

So I think
most men deny their vulnerability,
and do nothing about it.
Posing in the tough hero role (for fear of not being selected by women). And suffer the consequences.
And many women recognize their vulnerability,
and still do nothing about it.
They bask in the victim role. And blame the men. Or the world.

ResponsAbility

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Soon half of the richest people from UK will be women
Catherine Zeta Jones divorces George Clooney – Intolerable Cruelty

Written by flowingly

December 19, 2006 at 20:14