For most of patriarchal history, women were considered to be distressingly carnal — a constant temptation to men who were thought to be much more rational and moderate. It’s a relatively recent belief that men are more sexual than women, or that they are unable to control their sexual desires in ways that women can. This notion was no doubt brought about as a function of patriarchal norms that required a women’s s…
Elle Beau ❇︎
I have chosen to be monogamous in my marriage and have not attempted the seduction of any women outside of my marriage. The temptations have been from women who were definitely not in control of their sexuality. Back in my younger hunk years a number of women unambiguously tried to seduce me. Interestingly, mostly friends of my wife. I think that may have been beyond sexuality and was perhaps the thrill of the hunt and conquest.
Years ago and old redneck told a young me, “Dave, always remember, your kin folk are the first to screw you out of your money and your best friend is the first who’ll screw your wife.” That’s not a one way street but I think he was right.
I was flattered by the objectification by the way.