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ILS2325 Economics of Sin: Relationship Infidelity


Financial Liabilities:

> Divorce Costs

> Alimony

> Child Support


Emotional Upheaval:

> Support system is interrupted

> Feeling emotionally torn

> Leading double-life


Social Changes:

> Loss of friends and family



Washington Post


Infidelity Double Standard


Favorable Financial Inequalities:

> Alimony

> Child Support


Emotional Stability:

> Support system from family and friends

> Feeling more independent

> No more emotional betrayals


Positive Social Status Changes:

> Spending more time with family and friends



US News

NY Times

Infidelity: Why Do We Cheat?

Infidelity: Why Do We Cheat?