DAVID PETRAEUS

AP

Should A Sex Scandal Cost Someone Their Job?

The resignation of CIA director David Petraeus over an extramarital affair is a reminder that high-profile individuals are not immune to the temptations of adultery. But it also prompts the question:...

We've All Met Men Like David Petraeus

Could it be that David Petraeus, the ex-CIA director caught having an affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell, fed her lines about his marriage falling apart, another example of a mid-life crisis, and the usual song and dance that a man who is entertaining the thought of having someone on the side usually delivers? Maybe it's our age but myself and many of my similarly aged single friends -- for one reason or another -- seem to attract more married men than single ones. And they all have their tweaked well-rehearsed stories, which they dole out, in the hopes of finding someone who believes them.