Is Infidelity Biologically Determined?

  title={Is Infidelity Biologically Determined?},
  author={Richard Balon},
  journal={Current Sexual Health Reports},
  • R. Balon
  • Published 1 March 2015
  • Biology, Psychology
  • Current Sexual Health Reports
Introduction Infidelity is usually defined as the action or state of being unfaithful to a spouse or other sexual partner. Being unfaithful in general terms may mean more than just being unfaithful sexually, but also being unfaithful emotionally and psychologically. Nevertheless, infidelity is mostly defined in terms of being unfaithful sexually. In modern civilization, a sexual/marital relationship is defined in monogamous terms. However, historically, most cultures have been polygynous. Most… 

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