Then I realised, it is the backhanded way they treat women. They send out deplorable mixed signals concerning woman's self esteem, which they then compound with a bunch of shit letting us know what men really want?
Anyway, watching this very articulate lady rant about Cosmo made me want to share her good word. She saying it best, so I shouldn't really say anything at all.
Here's her video; feast your eyes, ears, and brain.