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Why are men and women with dark personality traits more likely to cheat on their partners?

In monogamous relationships, sexual and emotional faithfulness is often an unspoken but implied rule. Many cultures worldwide share similar beliefs about the significance of and commitment to monogamy. However, men and women with dark personality traits (being prone to manipulation, lying, violence, sadism, Machiavellianism) are more likely to cheat on…

Why do we lie? What started as a means of survival now has the potential to cripple us in modern-day life if we aren’t careful

We all lie—about being sick so we can get out of work, about feeling sorry when we’re not, and about enjoying our food when we don’t. The reason we’re dishonest with others is that deception developed as a means of survival, as it helps us gain power, assert control, and…

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