Women say they would be more upset if their partner was in love with someone else, but men say they would be more upset if their partner was having sex with someone else. Why the difference? There are a couple explanations. One relies on natural selection: It's important to men to know their genes are being passed on, so sexual infidelity is a bigger problem than romantic infidelity. Women, this explanation argues, are certain their children possess their genes, so they are more concerned that a man will use his resources to support the child of another woman. So sleeping with other women is not as bad as falling in love with them.Or, read all about it here.
Sex or love: When your partner is unfaithful, what hurts the most?
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Posted by Ernie Bornheimer