Alpha – The personality and behavior that attracts the opposite sex romantically.
Dopamine – The primary neurotransmitter driving “enjoyment” feelings and romantic interest. Alpha triggers a dopamine response.
Beta – The personality and behavior that creates relationship comfort in the opposite sex.
Oxytocin – The primary hormone related to feelings of trust and personal affection. Beta triggers an oxytocin response.
Testosterone – The primary hormone for creating baseline sexual desire.
Low T – Low testosterone. A common problem in men age 35+ resulting in low overall motivation levels and sexual interest.
EA – Emotional Affair. Deep personal interaction and feelings, but no physical boundary crossing.
PA – Physical Affair. Affair that is sexual.
OM / OW – Other Man / Other Woman. Referring to an affair partner outside the relationship.
OMW / OWH – The Other Man’s Wife / The Other Woman’s Husband.
MAP / FAP – Male Action Plan / Female Action Plan. The process of self-improvement to increase your attractiveness, potentially driving the relationship to an ultimatum.
Option A & B – The hard ultimatum to either choose “A” (commit to the relationship) or “B” (sign the divorce papers).
C/FO or C&FO – Captain and First Officer. A marriage where the couple accepts a planned power structure where one half of the couple takes responsibility to lead the marriage while the other plays a support role. Based on the concept of Star Trek and/or Commercial Aviation Captain and First Officer roles.
Captain – The leader of the marriage. Usually the husband.
FO – The second-in-command of the marriage. Usually the wife.
DEER – Defend Explain Excuse Rationalize.
Hamster – The part of the human brain that is responsible for DEER.
TMI – Too Much Information.
MMSLP – The Married Man Sex Life Primer 2011. I.e. the book.
BSC – Batshit Crazy. A loose term describing someone incapable of being reasoned with and displaying extremely poor behavior.
BJ / HJ – Blow Job. Hand Job.
PIV – Penis in Vagina.
MIL / FIL / SIL / BIL – In laws. Mother, Father, Sister, Brother in Law.
SAHM – Stay At Home Mom.
SAHD – Stay At Home Dad.
STBX – Soon To Be Ex.
LTR – Long Term Relationship.
H / DH – Husband / Dear Husband.
W / DW – Wife / Dear Wife.
GF / BF – Girlfriend / Boyfriend.
SR – Sex Rank. Your “number” of hotness on a 1-10 scale.
DHV – Display of High Value. Something that improves your Sex Rank.
DLV – Display of Low Value. Something that decreases your Sex Rank.
ED – Erectile Dysfunction.
PE – Premature Ejaculation.
KWIM – Know What I Mean?
FWIW – For What It’s Worth.
IMHO – In My Humble Opinion.
AMOG – Alpha Male of the Group.
OTOH – On The Other Hand.
NMMNG – No More Mr Nice Guy. Reference to a book commonly read with MMSL.
ILYBINILWY – I Love You But I’m Not In Love With You.
LJBF – Let’s Just Be Friends.
FWB – Friend With Benefits.
TL:DR – Too Long Didn’t Read.
IIRC – If I Recall Correctly.
IRL – In Real Life.
IOI – Indicator of Interest. A small sign that someone finds you attractive.
YMMV – Your Mileage May Vary.
AFC – Average Frustrated Chump. A guy that doesn’t understand women and as a result never gets laid.
SMP – Sexual Marketplace.
SMV – Sexual Market Value.
Body Agenda – The body’s desire to propel you into sexual relationships.
Nice Guy – Someone unfailingly nice who is destroying their attractiveness by weakness.
Hypergamy – The desire to have the most attractive partner possible.
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