Sex Makes You Stupid (Especially Men)
“See, the problem is that God gives men a brain and a penis, and only enough blood to run one at a time.” – Robin Williams
Tiger Woods and Jessee James are only the latest examples of how right comedian Robin Williams was, according to psychologist Belisa Vranich.
It’s a fact: Sex, or the prospect of having sex, makes you dumb. While the list of benefits goes on for miles (pain relief, more regular menstrual cycles, fewer colds, increase in youth-promoting hormone DHEA, etc.) the pursuit of sex makes you do stupid things.
Ask Tiger Woods or Jesse James, who in response to “What were you thinking . . . ?” will hang their heads, dog-that-got-caught-in-the-trash-like looks on their faces, and in private will bash their heads against the wall wondering, “What was I thinking? I wasn’t.”
Otherwise perfectly sane people will put all their faith that the “other” (or others) will keep their secret and not turn into a psycho bunny boiler. And what do they have to lose? Everything: their family, their reputation, for some, their careers – all for a little bump and grind. Huh? And this happens over and over and over. Read more