“What is the difference between conscious persistence and mindless compulsion?”

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Death to the Roving Inseminator

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Andrew Smiler argues that the idea that guys are evolutionarily driven to just get laid describes a small percentage of men.

Fact or Fiction: Do Guys Want Lots of Sexual Partners?

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Andrew Smiler reviews the numbers and concludes that the idea guys want lots of different partners is fiction.

The Superpower You Already Have

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It’s bred into your blood for literally a hundred thousand generations. Use it.

Loosening up on Looks and Moving Beyond Status

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Do guys really choose a mate based on looks? Do females really go for high status? Kevin Carty examines how men are influenced by their peers, and how we should all loosen up a little on our dating standards.

Lost in Translation

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Andy Bodle is flattered to receive the attention of a much younger woman—while hoping to avoid being noticed by her powerful father.

What Makes a Woman Beautiful to a Man?

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Dr. Adam Sheck examines what it means to be beautiful, and explains the elements that create true beauty in his eyes.

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Lowering his beauty standards proves too high a challenge for Andy Bodle.

Her Feet of Clay

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“We all judge people on their looks. Some of us are just more honest about it.” When Andy Bodle puts a woman on a pedestal for her beauty, the results are predictable.

Death Wish

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Risky behavior in adolescent males ranges from self improvement to suicidal, but the reward is the same.

How Do Men See Themselves?

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Dove asks women a question that men should be asking, too.

5 Guys Talking: The Second Half of Manhood

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What happens when you get five guys talking about ‘the perfect relationship’?

Is Empathy Sexy?

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Dr. Craig Malkin reports on a surprising new set of data that says that men are more attracted to caring people than women. But it’s also not that simple…

Confessions of a Call Girl Client

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After Andy Bodle spent thousands of dollars on escorts he met online, he had one more powerful desire left unfulfilled

Well, That Was Erotic

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Andy Bodle finds a Muse in Lycra in the college lecture hall, and begins a campaign to win her affections.

Show Me the Money

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Andy Bodle believes he’s uncovered the real cause of the gender pay gap.