Relationships: Let the winners run, and cut the losses.

In economics we talk about the time preferences of humans when it comes to spending. Someone with a high time preference prefers consumption today (spending money for example), ahead of consumption in the future. Someone with a low time preference will place more value on future consumption than the present. Unsurprisingly, most people have a… Continue reading Relationships: Let the winners run, and cut the losses.

Love doesn’t work without sex

The reason my relationship failed with my wife is that we were sexually incompatible. I’m tired of reading the standard thinking that good sex comes with love – I believe that you can’t have a lasting love without good sex. Myself and H never had even an OK sexual relationship – not even at the beginning… Continue reading Love doesn’t work without sex

Why I am against marriage, and monogamy, and for safe sex.

Tonight I will attend the engagement party of some good friends of mine. I’ve been making a lot of jokes lately about how crazy the whole concept of marriage is to me. You could argue that I am a little bitter, and have been stung by the ending of my marriage, but I don’t think… Continue reading Why I am against marriage, and monogamy, and for safe sex.