Emotional Infidelity

Some articles on emotional infidelity, infidelity:

David Buss - Sex Differences
... Another area that the two sexes seem to differ greatly is reactions to sexual and emotional infidelity ... Buss found that women were more jealous of emotional infidelity while men were more jealous of sexual infidelity ... Buss hypothesized that women find emotional infidelity more threatening because it could lead to the loss of resources she had gained in that mate and would have to raise ...
Evolutionary Psychologists - Major Areas of Research - Mating
... as sexual jealousy, (however, see also,) wherein females will react more aversively to emotional infidelity and males will react more aversively to sexual infidelity ... for losing those valued traits in a mate who commits an emotional infidelity ... This obstacle entails that sexual infidelity would be more aversive than emotional infidelity for a man because investing resources in another man's offspring does not lead to propagation of ...

Famous quotes containing the words infidelity and/or emotional:

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    Marguerite Duras (b. 1914)

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    Leontine Young (20th century)