Turn on search history to start remembering your searches. Mistress is usually used for. Same implications. Those arent exact equivalents though.
In common use the male equivalent. Petraeus mistress what is he to her?
There never was an exact equivalent word for the single male sexual partner of a married.
For male mistress the more general term lover can be used but it does not the same implications.
In common use the male equivalent of mistress is lover or boyfriend. If Broadwell is H. Boyfriend maybe. Biography subject sure.
A married womans lover was indeed her equivalent of the mistress. But whats the male equivalent. Paramour is.
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