The term describes a man whose wife has cheated on him, calling into question his masculinity. But a new analysis now casts cuckoldry in a new light, as psychologists who focus on sexuality say that a remarkable number of Americans find pleasure and empowerment by entertaining and engaging in cuckold fantasies. These survey results turn the historical idea of an ashamed, emasculated cuckold on its head.
CNN In our current political climate, the term "cuck" -- short for "cuckservative" -- has become an insult of the so-called alt-right, aimed at men they view as spineless and emasculated. The slur has its roots in the concept of cuckolding, or having an adulterous partner. Ian Kerner is a licensed psychotherapist and sexuality counselor in New York City.
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For most couplesseeing their partner have sex with a stranger would spell disaster for their future together, but not for everyone. Cuckolding - when a husband derives sexual pleasure from watching his wife sleep with another man - is the kinky fetish which is booming in popularity in the UK. According to The Independentonline searches for cuckolding have peaked this month, having more than doubled on Google in the past 12 years.
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This, of course, is a misappropriation of the full version of the word, which is apparently derived from the name of the cuckoo bird. Some female cuckoos change male partners and lay their eggs in other nests—a humiliating act of betrayal insofar as birds can actually feel humiliated. This is somewhat analogous to the situation of a man who has unknowingly been cheated on by a woman.
Studies and Google Trends results show cuckolding is increasing in popularity — but why do people do it? Apparently, 'cuckolding' is increasing in popularity. Or at least it's being talked about openly more often.
At about 3am, his wife came back to him, expecting her husband to be fast asleep. And although she was hesitant at first, Mrs Cornudo now loves her lifestyle, being able to do whatever she wants like a single woman but with the security of her marriage and a husband who loves her. The cuckolding lifestyle allows Mrs Cornudo to feel powerful and free above anything else.
But for some men, the act of watching their wife effectively cheating is actually something they enjoy. Apparently, "cuckolding" - which is watching your partner have sex with someone else - is increasing in popularity. The fetish mainly applies to married couples who enjoy watching their spouse engage in sexual activity.