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ILS2325 Economics of Sin: Relationship Infidelity

Costs

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

 

Sources:

Washington Post

Forbes

Infidelity Double Standard

Benefits

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

 

Sources:

US News

NY Times

Infidelity: Why Do We Cheat?

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