Love is an ideal thing, marriage a real thing; a confusion of the real with the ideal never goes unpunished.

Sep 132013

When a man publicly declares that he loves his wife he means he doesn’t like her.

Jul 242013

If choice trumped biology, men would divorce their children instead of their wives.

Jul 112013

If the object of desire is rich, we call it gold-digging; if handsome, lust; if clever, fascination; and if he has no discernible appeal, we call it love.

Jul 032013

Once you see human interaction as a contest to signal mating fitness, you never see it as anything else.

Jun 102013

When a woman tells a man she’s married, she means she doesn’t want to sleep with him; when a man tells a woman he’s married, he means he’s heterosexual.

May 242013

The more logical feminists, beginning by giving up sex roles, end by giving up sex.

May 022013

Spouses never quite forgive each other their existence before they met.

Apr 122013

Beautiful women become bored with hearing that they are beautiful because it is the only truth they are ever told.

Mar 222013

The honeymoon ends with the first sigh.

Feb 012013

Between machismo and boyishness lies a large and almost entirely unexploited market niche.