Latest Monogamy Stories
Grim economic times could cause men to seek more sexual partners, giving them more chances to reproduce, according to research by Omri Gillath, a social psychology professor at the University of Kansas.
It's all about the grandkids! That's what a team led by an Indiana University biologist has learned about promiscuous female birds and why they mate outside their social pair.
It is assumed that many bird species are monogamous, yet infidelity is a widespread phenomenon.
Polygamy practiced by some 19th century Mormon men had the curious effect of suppressing the overall offspring numbers of Mormon women in plural marriages.
Mate guarding is classified as excessive or unwarranted jealous or protective behavior towards a spouse or mate.
Society has long debated the contrasting advantages of monogamy and promiscuity and, in western society at least, the long term benefits of monogamy have in general won out.
At a time when monogamy is the it subject in Hollywood movies, genConnect experts Dr. Alan Altman and Dr. Marianne Brandon tackle the hot topic and whether we were born to be with just one partner.
Human ancestors from over four million years ago were quite promiscuous, with monogamous relationships developing as hominins evolved over time.
NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- While TV hosts and bloggers debate the splits of Tiger and Elin Woods, Sandra Bullock and Jesse James, Al and Tipper Gore, mega-bestselling author John Gray knows exactly what it takes to win the marriage marathon. "The secret to a super marriage is passionate monogamy," says Gray.
A University of Iowa study found that one-third of sexual relationships in the Chicago area lack exclusivity.
- The practice of two or more parties jointly purchasing all or part of a butchered cow and dividing the meat between them.