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“Cuck” remains a common insult these days, though it really peaked as a pejorative around 2016 or so. It’s one of those words that has kind of lost its meaning and is now used any time a person wants to convey that someone else is somehow a “beta”—secondary to or beholden to something or someone. But what if you’re actually kind of into being a cuck? Lots of people are. What’s a cuck? Let’s just get the real definition out of the way: “cuck” is short for “cuckold,” which good old Merriam-Webster defines as “a man whose wife has sex with someone else.” The second definition listed is “a man whose wife commits adultery.” Unsurprisingly, many people become aware of cuckoldry via porn—there a whole subgenre in which a man watches while his wife has seen with another man (or multiple men). The thing is, though, that cuckoldry is a thing people are into, and is often a lifestyle choice like any other. It’s sort of like an open relationship, in a way. Self-proclaimed cuck are people who are in on the plan and enjoy the knowledge their partner is sleeping with someone else. So, does that count as “adultery?” If you want to get technical about it, sure, but it isn’t as nefarious as the negative connotations of the word make it sound. So, is being a cuck somehow bad? If you get cheated on in a monogamous relationship, it’s usually seen as a bad thing. That might […]