Study: Cheating Upsets Men and Women for Different Reasons

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A partner’s infidelity is enough to anger any man or woman, but according to a new study cheating upsets men and women for different reasons. 

“Relative to women, men are more distressed by sexual infidelity, and women are more upset over emotional infidelity, relative to men," said study author Barry X. Kuhle, an assistant professor of psychology at the University of Scranton.

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Genes to Blame for Promiscuity, Infidelity?

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Have a promiscuity problem? Can’t quit cheating on your partner? A new study suggests that the problem may be in your genes, rather than your jeans.

In the study, reported Nov. 30 in the online open-access journal PloS One, researchers asked 181 young adults about their relationships and sexual behavior, including how many people they’d slept with and how long they knew their partners before getting down and dirty. Researchers also gathered DNA samples from participants’ cheeks and tested the samples for DRD4, a gene that has been linked to thrill seeking behaviors like drinking and gambling, as well as a love of horror movies and liberalism. The results?

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