Cuckolding is the new fetish. Masochistic husbands get their kicks from watching their wife with another man.
It’s S&M for Ph.D.s: Cuckolding, in which men watch their wives have sex with other guys, is catching on among people with high IQs who revel in the psychological agony.
When he hears his wife moan with pleasure while she has sex with another man, Paul Pines feels bad—then good.
When Paul’s wife tells him that the other man is much better at sex than he ever was, Paul feels worse—then better.
He arranged this encounter, in which he watches in agony as his wife makes love to another guy.
Cuckolding is rapidly emerging as the alt-sex fetish of choice for American intellectuals.
There are online forums where letter-perfect postings celebrate cuckoldry as a cerebral pursuit, transcending ordinary voyeurism and S&M as a dangerous game involving jealousy, misery, gratitude, shame, sharing, sublimation, lust, and trust.