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. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Acting on adulterous fantasies may strengthen a relationship, as counterintuitive as it may sound. Story highlights Cuckolding has become fetishized into a powerful sexual fantasy for some Sometimes just sharing a sexy thought can be arousing enough -- you don't have to follow through. But, according to a recent study by David Ley, Justin Lehmiller and the writer Dan Savage, acting on cuckolding fantasies can be a largely positive experience for many couples, and hardly a sign of weakness. References to cuckolding appear in literature as early as the 13th century, usually in the form of male characters who fear that their child has been sired by another man during an act of infidelity.
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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. For Cornudo, the ideal scenario is watching his wife in bed with another man, but that only happens when the lover allows it. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here.
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Image source via Shutterstock. In case you have somehow missed the last several years of right-wing discourse, the so-called alt-right use "cuck" to imply liberal subservience to a culture of political correctness. 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. Hence the word "cuckold. Historically, being a cuckold indicated an unwitting marriage to an adulterous woman—undesirable, by all accounts.
Imagine that you're in, say, a decently happy relationship , and things are going fine. You're starting to get more comfortable together in the sack , so you venture to ask your significant other if they have any sexual fantasies they want to explore. You're imagining some handcuffs, maybe, or some doctor-nurse role-play. Her now ex- husband wanted to arrange sexual encounters for her—and initially, she was game to give it a try. Permission to play around, to cheat , to have her cake a committed relationship with one man and eat it too plus hot sex with others? Sure, why not. Sometimes he'd view the action on Skype while away on business trips, and other times he would just send Stacey on her way, asking her to come back with a good story. This practice is called "cuckolding," and Stacey's ex is far from the only guy who likes it.