underwearIf you think your spouse is cheating on you, there are a few ways to handle the situation. You could throw on a blonde wig and a trench and follow him around for a day, track his cellphone calls, or torture him with Hanson music until he admitted the truth. But all that's child's play compared to this new technology.
If you're into hardcore sleuthing and indisputable facts, there's a company out there who will provide you with the ammo you need to bust your unfaithful partner. All you need is a pair of their underwear and about 200 bucks.
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The company is called The Paternity Lab Center, and it's a nationwide DNA testing facility. All you have to do is send them an item of clothing that you think might have some extramarital fluid on it (i.e. semen), they'll test it, and let you know if there is in fact, foreign DNA on their underoos. Men are sending in their wives' underwear to see if there's another man's semen on it, and women usually send in a pair of women's panties they've found in their husband's possession to see if he's left his mark there.
It would be pretty hard to dispute if you had DNA evidence like that. But would you want to take this route? I don't know, if I were at the end of my rope and just wanted a surefire yes or no answer, I suppose I'd give this a try. But it's really not that useful for women who suspect men ... I mean, if I found a pair of lacy undies in the laundry that I knew weren't mine, I don't think I'd need forensic evidence to figure out whether or not my husband was having an affair.
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But if you're in a relationship where you can't talk honestly about what's going on, if you don't feel like you can confront your spouse with your suspicions, and if you're putting underwear in an zip lock bag and sending it off to a DNA lab, you're probably with the wrong person anyway and should consider moving on. Once you start hiring some CSI folks to do your literal dirty work, the marriage is pretty much over.
Would you use this service if you had the need to?
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