Christmas is traditionally a time for kisses under the mistletoe - but what about when the person wielding the mistletoe is already in a committed relationship? Given the presence of alcohol, and the absence of a person's significant other, the work Christmas party is a notorious breeding ground for affairs. A study by Ashley Madison , the dating website for married people, found that nearly half the members polled had had an affair with a co-worker. Among these cheaters, the majority said they'd had their first encounter at an office Christmas party.
Effects of Infidelity on Men vs. Women Surprise Researchers
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Men who knowingly engage in intercourse with a woman who is already in another relationship tend to exhibit different sexual behaviors, according to a new study published in Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences. If this is the case, then men should instinctively thrust deeper and quicker when they suspect they have a sexual rival. In the study, undergraduates at the State University of New York completed an anonymous online questionnaire regarding their sexual orientation, sexual history, and specific sexual behaviors, including instances of sexual infidelity. The researchers found that In addition, The findings provided evidence that men changed their sexual behaviors when they knew there was a sexual rival.
Women and men react differently to infidelity
If your partner has sex with someone else, it is considered infidelity - even if no emotions are involved. But it is also considered infidelity when your significant other develops a close personal relationship with someone else, even if there is no sex or physical intimacy involved. A recent Norwegian study shows that men and women react differently to various types of infidelity. Whereas men are most jealous of sexual infidelity, so-called emotional infidelity is what makes women the most jealous. Evolutionary psychology may help explain why this may be.
Yet, with everything to lose, each has been accused of cheating on their wives. Why do men risk so much? Here are 9 reasons men are unfaithful Why They Cheat The No. Buss says.