ABC News has to stories making the rounds this week.
[image-1]One is a somewhat off-beat look at the sexual revolution that Sex and the City has wrought:
You can only watch Samantha Jones bed so many gorgeous guys before wondering if 4-inch heels and sky-high confidence would allow you to do the same.
At least that’s what happened to “Lisa” (not her real name). She got hooked on “Sex and the City” when she was a 14-year-old growing up on Long Island, N.Y. It was the same year she lost her virginity. She soon graduated to ordering cosmopolitans at bars she snuck into and cheating on her boyfriend with up to seven other guys — in one week.
[image-2]The other is a very serious story about injured veterans and the impact on their sex lives (which, includes comments by Bob “Mr. Viagra” Dole with absolutely no recognition of the irony).
Vets who have lost a quality-of-life function, such as sexual ability, should be given quality-of-life compensation in addition to other payment, he said, because the magnitude of their disabilities will fully sink in as they age.
Experts say issues of sexual intimacy don’t affect just the relationships of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with physical wounds, but also those who come home with mental health problems.