Modwild

Because Masters of Sex is based on a true story and they already strayed from reality to make it more interesting for television. There is little real about them in that program, sorry to say.

Modwild

Oh golly. Just call me the fly in the ointment. I have to disagree about your take on the intimacy of the act we witnessed. Some of the best, most passionate encounters I've had were outside of a relationship. There isn't a concern about feelings or worry that someone might be offended by the power of the experience. Some men, while in relationships, have odd feelings about treating the woman they love like a trollop. That's not necessarily the way the woman feels about sex, but if a man is concerned about that feeling, it's not right to push them to do something they wouldn't want to do. Sometimes that wild side is lost the closer two people become. Perhaps none of you have experienced that, but I think it's also why some men cheat. They worry that by being risque, their wives might think they're treating them like whores. But, being in love should allow for all kinds of things if the two parties agree to it. Flame away. ;-)

Modwild

I was wondering if Ray had an ulterior motive to being arrested, but it didn't feel right. It will be interesting to see if you may be on to something here.

Modwild

Considering Ray is actually listening to Steve Knight, I have to assume he's lost and tired. It seems like the more he does to keep others out of trouble, the worse it is for him. All I can think is that he wants an out and Kate might provide it for him, even if he goes to prison for it. He's not interested in killing women, especially a bright and beautiful one like Kate. I wouldn't be surprised if Cookie was killed or maimed by Abby. Maybe that's why she has to choose between two protectors.

Modwild

I considered that briefly, but I don't think Ezra is enough of a fool to think Avi would ever do that. Avi would take that information to Ray and it wouldn't be Ray's life in danger.

Modwild

Sorry, but you're wrong. Women and men do not think alike and I'm betting there are a lot of women who needed to find their sexy side again. Women don't often cop to using pros though, so it's likely not discovered territory. If Neil didn't take risks, then he would be a complete and utter failure at his job. Money management is all about risks. He's not just selling life insurance and bonds. He's selling risk. That's how extremely wealthy people get there.

Modwild

Neil didn't know about the affair for six months. I'd say we saw weeks worth of their lives. Grace had an affair for six months. Two different scenarios. There were only 10 episodes. That's a really small season. Look at Revenge. Emily has been killing for seasons now. No, it's not realistic or rational. It's entertainment. If Neil just confronted Grace and they went to therapy, the show wouldn't prod discussion like this one does. Look at it as the conversation starter it is. Look at the number of men who are partaking in a discussion about love and marriage. Kudos right there to Sean Jablonski for making that happen. This ain't no Once Upon a Time, you know? Keep digging!

Modwild

Hey there -- no I don't think you or anyone else is a jerk for their thoughts on the show. I've been watching everyone and their thoughts of love, etc. It's absolutely fascinating to me that you all give Neil an all access path because he (we assume) wasn't the first one to cheat. We still have seen so little of their lives. I don't think anything can be taken for anything other than face value. We have not seen much of Grace with Simon, unless I missed it, to know if she is in love with him. She finds him fascinating and he scratches some itches, both sexually and to make her feel desirable. However, you all seem to forget that she went to counseling to try to fix her marriage BEFORE she learned about Neil knowing about her. We have no reason to believe she was lying to her therapist about it. She stopped seeing Simon and was appalled that he entered her house when her family might have seen. If she was truly in love with him, the thought of losing everything wouldn't have been so high on her priority list. Love does strange things to a person and they tend not to care as much to consequences and other things going on around them. That's where I stand on that at the moment. As for those people who want to write it off because the characters are not believable, I ask for you to share with me one completely realistic portrayal of romance in entertainment. Everything in entertainment (even reality) is fantastical. We live the everyday; we look to entertainment to poke and prod our minds and make us think outside the box, whether to enjoy or not is dependent upon the viewer. If everything was done exactly as a real life marriage, what would be the point in watching? What would we discover about ourselves? What questions would be raised? The marriage on The Good Wife? Unbelievable. Parenthood? Unbelievable. Ray Donovan? Unbelievable. All the romances on Big Bang Theory? Good Lord. We see the most extreme played out on TV, not the ordinary. We likely wouldn't tune into our own lives. This is a show that started from the male perspective and continued down that road, that's why I think many men are interested in it. It's not often we get to examine love from the male view and it's refreshing. Just don't get lost in thinking that his entire story is as we think or will continue to show him in a positive light. Entertainment is also supposed to surprise us. :-) Carry on gentlemen!!

Modwild

And yet here you are reading about it. Does that make you high or brain damaged?

Modwild

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