The Myth of the Philandering Man and the Crafty Woman

  title={The Myth of the Philandering Man and the Crafty Woman},
  author={D. Alonso},
The monogamous human mating system arises from a unique psychological experience (i.e. falling in love), in which both partners make a conscious decision to choose a mate and establish a long-term relationship (a pair bond); this provides both intensive and extensive care for their offspring through most of their life. It is a trait particular to humans and one that generates both wonder and incredulity. A number of scholars, however, support a converse view where monogamy is merely an… Expand
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