One of the RP’s favorite comedies (and one on many people’s lists) about sex, love and relationships is, of course, The 40-Year-Old Virgin. But while for many of us the film is hilarious, the subject matter does elicit sadness and shame for (some) others. An interesting article this week from Psychology Today. Are There Really 40-Year-Old Virgins?
RP readers may have heard yesterday about a recent study of social networking that indicates that, rather than making people isolated introverts, interacting on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc., may actually make people far more engaged in their own relationships, more trusting of others and more likely to have a support group they can turn to. Here’s the full report released yesterday. Social Networking Sites and Our Lives – Pew Research Center
Finally, for all you dads out there on this Father’s Day weekend, ever notice how traditionally a much bigger deal is made for the other half of the parenting unit on their special day? Here’s an interesting little piece on fathers and sons and why you’ll still have a low-key day on Sunday. From one father to all of the others out there that have felt the joys and pains of being a parent, enjoy your day this Father’s Day. Father’s Day Shortchanged? Humble History, Fewer Gifts