Tag: infidelity

How Mate Value Predicts Infidelity

February 1, 2017
How Mate Value Predicts Infidelity

How does mate value predict infidelity? It’s not as straightforward as you might think. A new study looks at the relationship between mate value and cheating. It’s hardly surprising that mate value would predict infidelity, but there are considerable differences not only between men and women, but also in which components of mate value have an effect. […]

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Douchebags Never Change – A Disappointing Follow-Up

June 29, 2016
Douchebags Never Change – A Disappointing Follow-Up

In a recent post I questioned whether douchebags can be redeemed. To recap, Bessie wrote in about her two-month old relationship with Jacob after she learned he’d “treated other girls in the past like a “douchebag” would (including leading them on and using them for sex).” He claimed to have changed since discovering true love with […]

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Personality Traits Predict Sexual Satisfaction

June 14, 2016
Personality Traits Predict Sexual Satisfaction

Personality traits – both yours and your partner’s – predict a lot about satisfaction in sexual relationships. Until recently, no research on the link between our personality traits and our sex lives had ever been published. A new study Who is having more and better sex? The Big Five as predictors of sex in marriage (Meltzer & McNulty, 2016), […]

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Ashley Madison Cheaters Are All Men!

August 20, 2015
Ashley Madison Cheaters Are All Men!

So here’s an interesting tidbit. The hackers who broke into Ashley Madison have made good on their threat and released the personal data of more than 32 million members. And you know what? They’re almost all men. I’m gobsmacked. Honestly, I have felt personally horrified for ages that married men and women in those numbers have been […]

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