However, it doesn’t mean that they are also more likely to negatively judge individuals they are not romantically entangled with. (2013) conducted a study to explore how gender, previous cheating experience, and the gender of characters in vignettes would influence participants’ attitudes towards extradyadic behaviors.The researchers studied 320 undergraduates from a college in the Southwestern United States and found that both men and women who had cheated on a partner in the past rated hypothetical vignette characters who were the same gender as they were as more forgivable than a character of the opposite gender who had cheated.
Theoretical implications are discussed in terms of evolutionary theories of human sexuality and neuropsychology.
We interviewed six participants and found two major themes that may influence the person’s dating infidelity tendency: perception of infidelity and relationship with the dating partner.
Centre de Recherche en Neuropsychologie et Cognition (CERNEC), Département de Psychologie, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada Received 21 July 2015; Accepted 23 August 2015Academic Editor: Hrayr Attarian Copyright © 2015 Jhon Alexander Moreno and Michelle Mc Kerral.
This study has implications for educators and practitioners working with couples to improve communication and establish guidelines for appropriate and inappropriate behaviour.
Cheating is one of the most detrimental behaviors for the survival of a relationship.