Dating a man whose wife cheated
For example, one study from the University of Queensland, published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior, found that infidelity was more common among people who had specific types of oxytocin and vasopressin receptor genes.
As Richard Friedman, a professor of clinical psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, explained in The New York Times, vasopressin is a hormone related to social behaviours including trust, empathy, and sexual bonding.
But they were more likely to be aroused if their partner cheated with someone of the same sex.
Younger Americans are now less likely to cheat than older Americans An analysis by Nicholas Wolfinger at the Institute for Family Studies found that Americans aged 55 and older are now more likely to report having extramarital sex than Americans under 55.Wolfinger submits a number of potential reasons for this growing trend.For one, people now in their 50s and 60s came of age during the sexual revolution.The researchers observed a similar, but smaller, effect among women, according to The Wall Street Journal.Your genes may influence how likely you are to stray A growing body of research suggests that certain people are more likely to be unfaithful, depending on their biology.