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Published: 06 December 2012

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780199948956

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The Monogamy Gap

Men, Love, and the Reality of Cheating

Eric Anderson

Sexuality, Identity, and Society

  • Examines men, monogamy, and cheating through an interdisciplinary framework that takes sociological, psychological, and biological theories into account
  • Makes the case for the controversial ideas that cheating is evidence of love and keeps couples together
  • Presents new empirical data on the topic
  • Offers new theories to explain issues related to monogamy and sexuality