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  •  It's a pity that you conflate "self-respect" (2+ / 0-)
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    Pandoras Box, TheFatLadySings

    with not having sex. Or that you don't seem to understand that men aren't the only people with a sexual drive.

    •  I think men's drives are different (0+ / 0-)

      Much more powerful, much more physically driven; nearly impossible to repress until orgasm, and, for most of the guys I know, very low standards for selecting a partner.  

      I'm sure there are exceptions on both sides of the aisle.

      Knowing that that was the case for almost every guy that I knew growing up, I think it's an act of self-respect for a woman to filter out the guys who are  interested in them solely as an object from those who show some sort of geunine interest in them as a person.  And even more so, to be able to tell the difference between those who are the former and are acting like the latter.

      I'm starting to feel America again.

      by Shesk on Thu Mar 10, 2011 at 09:41:57 AM PST

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