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Old 27 February 2014, 05:40 PM
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No 18 hilariously terrible sex tips that all men should ignore

From the ridiculous to the downright sexist and condescending, this advice isn't doing your sex life any favors.

http://www.salon.com/2014/02/21/18_h...gnore_partner/
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Old 27 February 2014, 05:53 PM
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I don't think that those tips are necessarily bad or hilarious *for everyone*. Everyone has different likes & dislikes.

The Nutella thing? I had an ex whose dad made maple syrup... yadi yadi yada, this stuff is really sticky.

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Old 27 February 2014, 06:25 PM
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These are pretty darned horrible:

3. “A woman may want financial and family security, but she does not want passion security. In the same manner, when she has displeased you, punish swiftly, but when she has done you right, reward slowly.” (Chateau Heartiste, pickup artist site)


6. “Flirt with other women in front of her. Do not dissuade other women from flirting with you. Women will never admit this but jealousy excites them. The thought of you turning on another woman will arouse her sexually.” (Cheateau Heartiste)
8. “Give your woman two-thirds of everything she gives you. For every three calls or texts, give her two back. Three declarations of love earn two in return. Three gifts; two nights out. Give her two displays of affection and stop until she has answered with three more. When she speaks, you reply with fewer words. When she emotes, you emote less… In her deepest loins it is what she truly wants.” (Chateau Heartiste)



11. “No woman in all of human history has ever looked better with short hair than she would with a head full of healthy locks… Short hair is a near-guarantee that a girl will be more abrasive, more masculine, and more deranged.” (Return of Kings, pickup artist site)


12. “To ears deafened by political correctness, words like ‘baby’ and ‘doll’ sound condescending and sexist, to most women in relationships, they sound like love.” (Men’s Health)
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Old 27 February 2014, 07:01 PM
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I would think reading the three words "pickup artist site" would be a quicker way to tell that they are horrible tips than reading the dozens of words of the actual tip.
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Old 28 February 2014, 03:37 AM
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Yeah, taking relationship advice from a pickup artist is basically the same as taking financial advice from Bernie Madoff.

The Men's Health ones sound more like they're the kind of thing that might occasionally work on some women, but taking them as general advice would be dumb. Except for number 12, that's just being condescending.
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Old 28 February 2014, 02:11 PM
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These are pretty darned horrible:

11. “No woman in all of human history has ever looked better with short hair than she would with a head full of healthy locks… Short hair is a near-guarantee that a girl will be more abrasive, more masculine, and more deranged.” (Return of Kings, pickup artist site)
I believe that Anne Heche, Halle Berry & Sharon Stone disprove that.

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12. “To ears deafened by political correctness, words like ‘baby’ and ‘doll’ sound condescending and sexist, to most women in relationships, they sound like love.” (Men’s Health)
Me and my fiancé both call each other baby, but not doll. Pet names tend to be a matter of personal preference. I once had a girl call me Daddy while we were in the act. I was totally creeped out by it, but apparently some people like it.
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Old 28 February 2014, 02:25 PM
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I believe that Anne Heche, Halle Berry & Sharon Stone disprove that.
Don't forget Ellen DeGeneris - but then she is sexier for her girl-next-door presona (geez, I hope she's not an overbearing Joan Crawford-type off-camera).

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Me and my fiancé both call each other baby, but not doll. Pet names tend to be a matter of personal preference.
Exactly, and the Men's Health advice was specifically 'in a relationship' - criticizing advice about using pet names in a relationship is really off-base, except perhaps where the terms are truly derogatory (and not part of role-playing).

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I once had a girl call me Daddy while we were in the act. I was totally creeped out by it, but apparently some people like it.
The only context I can see this remotely acceptable is when words meaning 'father' are used for any and all substantially older men (that used to be a lot more common than it is now). For a contemporary, this just comes off too much as role-playing incest and would completely creep me out as well.

Apparently it was better-accepted 70 years ago, or perhaps this was considered off-color even then: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysDXClt1wJ0
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Old 28 February 2014, 02:35 PM
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Exactly, and the Men's Health advice was specifically 'in a relationship' - criticizing advice about using pet names in a relationship is really off-base, except perhaps where the terms are truly derogatory (and not part of role-playing).
I think Ryda's issue with that tip was more the "deafened by political correctness" part of the statement.

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The only context I can see this remotely acceptable is when words meaning 'father' are used for any and all substantially older men (that used to be a lot more common than it is now).
I think even back then "Daddy" was still based on a romantic relationship, especially one where the woman's role is excessively to be taken care of. Hence the term "sugar daddy" for an older man who spoils his younger spouse/girlfriend.
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Old 28 February 2014, 02:41 PM
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It's fine to use the term like doll" or even "daddy" if both partners have consented to roleplay before hand, but calling your partner "doll" or "daddy" because you read a sex tip in a men's magazine... yeeessh
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Old 28 February 2014, 03:19 PM
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I have to laugh at some of the comments defending the one about short hair...

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Sorry, but she's wrong about #11. No woman has ever looked better with short hair, and NO MAN prefers short hair, no matter what he tells you. Short hair makes a woman look like she's your mother, and no man wants to bang his mommy.
I'm still trying to figure out how short hair makes every woman look like every man's mother.
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Old 28 February 2014, 05:22 PM
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If nobody was attracted to his mother, how does he exist?
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Old 28 February 2014, 06:05 PM
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I think the idea is that childless women all have long flowing hair (or should) and then when they have kids and no longer have time for all that grooming business, they get a short "mommy haircut." SO got a haircut months after having the ertwins, and it was similar to the haircuts she's had for the last few years, but several people commented on it being a "mommy cut" right away, and now she hates it.
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Old 28 February 2014, 06:29 PM
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I believe that Anne Heche, Halle Berry & Sharon Stone disprove that.
I don't know that they do. Certainly they're all very attractive women regardless of their hair length, but I'd still say they all look better with longer hair than shorter hair.

Of course, I wouldn't describe any of them as "abrasive," "masculine," or "deranged," but it is kind of interesting that all three of them have a history of somewhat unusual behavior.
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I think the idea is that childless women all have long flowing hair (or should) and then when they have kids and no longer have time for all that grooming business, they get a short "mommy haircut." SO got a haircut months after having the ertwins, and it was similar to the haircuts she's had for the last few years, but several people commented on it being a "mommy cut" right away, and now she hates it.
Hmm, I wouldn't have thought that, but then I never heard of a "mommy cut" before. I would have assumed they were playing into the stereotype that women "of a certain age" should wear their hair short of tucked away in a bun. I hear a lot of criticism out there when women passed, say roughly 45, presume to wear their hair long. Apparently this is just so wrong on so many levels.
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Old 28 February 2014, 07:11 PM
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I don't know that they do. Certainly they're all very attractive women regardless of their hair length, but I'd still say they all look better with longer hair than shorter hair.
Gotta disagree. I prefer them all with short hair.

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Ahhhh

You might be right about Anne Heche. She is drop dead gorgeous either way. I didn't even know that she grew her hair out. But as you said they are all pretty and should be allowed to make their own decisions.
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I hear a lot of criticism out there when women passed, say roughly 45, presume to wear their hair long. Apparently this is just so wrong on so many levels.
I not only plan to keep my butt-length hair for my whole life, I'm going to dye it rainbow colors when it starts to go gray.
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Old 28 February 2014, 11:39 PM
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I hear a lot of criticism out there when women passed, say roughly 45, presume to wear their hair long. Apparently this is just so wrong on so many levels.
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I not only plan to keep my butt-length hair for my whole life, I'm going to dye it rainbow colors when it starts to go gray.
I am doing something even more shocking. I am going around wearing long gray hair.

I am currently in my sixties; and intend to keep doing this, though I suppose eventually it'll be white instead of grey.

Admittedly, I've had a lot of practice through my life being, according to some people, just so wrong on so many levels. Feels kinda right from here, though.
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I just hope that the guy brings his own jar of Nutella. I don't want anything dipped in mine.
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Because of the phrasing, I initially mistook #1 to mean that the man should masturbate into the jar and then present the 'enhanced' nutella to his partener. I knew they were bad tips from the title but
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I wouldn't rule out that that's a misinterpretation of what they were implying.
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