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David Petraeus Mistress

The Petraeus Affair: Why Is There No Male Equivalent for 'Mistress'?

Lisa Belkin | Posted 01.13.2013 | Women
Lisa Belkin

Colloquial English language has no word for that -- no label we use to describe the man with whom a married woman cheats. Gigolo doesn't really cover it. Lover, perhaps, but no newspaper account would use it in a situation like this because their goal is to talk about sex without directly mentioning it. Paramour? That just sounds ridiculous.

Jason Linkins

Here Is The Dumbest Possible Article About The Petraeus Scandal | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Folks, if you had the ambition to pen the dumbest possible story on the ongoing and unfolding sex scandal that has taken Gen. David Petraeus from his ...

13 Political Figures Who Copped To Having Affairs

Posted 11.09.2012 | Divorce

Gen. David Petraeus' resignation and admission of an extramarital affair Friday shocked political insiders and the Twitterverse alike. Even President ...