Lying & Infidelity in the News

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Friday, 06 March 2009

Divorce is the Latest Recession Casualty
Some couples are having to stay together because they cannot afford to separate (Daily News).

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

Big Lies, Little Lies and the Tooth Fairy
Article on parents dealing with their children’s lies (New York Times).

Saturday, 14 February 2009

The Voice was Lying, the Face May Have Told the Truth
Article on using facial expressions to detect deception (New York Times).

Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Who Is Testing Your DNA?
Article examining how people use DNA tests for infidelity as well as the legal implications involved (New Scientist).

Wednesday, 03 December 2008

Your Lying, Cheating, Stealing Teens
Research shows that teenagers are lying more than before (New York Times).

Thursday, 27 November 2008

The Young and the Restless
New research shows that infidelity is on the rise among those in their 20s (Wall Street Journal).

Saturday, 15 November 2008

Second Life Infidelity Is a Real Mess
Article discussing the problems of virtual infidelity (

Tuesday, 28 October 2008

Changing Landscape of Infidelity...
Research suggests that women and men are becoming more similar in terms of infidelity and cheating (New York Times).

Thursday, 02 October 2008

Research Shows People Lie More by Email...
Discussion of how people are more likely to lie via e-mail (The Guardian).

Monday, 15 September 2008

How Our Brains Keep Us From Straying
Article on the psychology of being faithful to a partner (Los Angeles Times).

Monday, 08 September 2008

People with Avoidant Attachment Style More Likely to Cheat
Research indicates that people with avoidant attachment styles are more likely to cheat (University of Montreal).

Tuesday, 02 September 2008

Genetic Basis for Infidelity
Article on the possible genetic basis for infidelity (Times Online).

Friday, 15 August 2008

Signs of Financial Infidelity
Most common signs of financial infidelity in a marriage (CNBC).

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

Men and Women Calculate the Cost of Having an Affair
Survey results about how men and women weigh different costs and benefits when considering an affair (USNews & World Report).

Wednesday, 30 July 2008

Yes, Women Are Better at Hiding Affairs
Survey results reveal that women are often successful when trying to conceal a romantic affair (Mail Online).

Sunday, 08 June 2008

Why Adultery Can Help Save a Marriage
Interview with a therapist who argues that infidelity should be viewed with more sympathy and understanding (The Guardian).

Sunday, 01 June 2008

Understanding and Avoiding Financial Infidelity
How couples try to conceal purchases from each other (Los Angeles Times).

Thursday, 29 May 2008

Love, Lies and Bank Accounts
Story about dealing with financial secrets in romantic relationships (US News and World Report).

Friday, 16 May 2008

Cheating on a Spouse, Revealed by your Mouse
Using a spouse’s e-mail and online activity to discover the truth about infidelity (

Wednesday, 07 May 2008

Embellishments the Same as Lying?
Exaggerating one’s accomplishments does not produce the same emotional reactions as lying to cover one’s misdeeds (International Herald Tribune).

Tuesday, 02 October 2007

Born to Stray
Attachment and love styles are linked to infidelity (The Age).

Sunday, 08 July 2007

Is Anyone Faithful Anymore?
Fact filled article on infidelity in the UK (Guardian).

Sunday, 07 January 2007

Babies Not As Innocent As They Pretend
News story about the ways in which infants mislead their parents (Telegraph).

Friday, 08 December 2006

Woman Uses Billboard Advertisement To Expose Affair
A woman exposes her best friend’s and husband’s affair (Daily Mail).

Friday, 01 December 2006

French Men Don’t Get Caught
Story about different cultural attitudes toward infidelity (Msn).

Monday, 27 November 2006

An Online Cheating Extortion Attempt
A woman threats to expose a Pepsi executive’s online activities (Smoking Gun).

Friday, 08 September 2006

Jilted Bride Throws Charity Event
A cheated on bride-to-be throws charity on her wedding date (New York Times).

Friday, 05 May 2006

Facing Up To Lies
Micro Expressions reveal people’s true emotions, but they mostly go undetected by others (ScienceDaily).

Tuesday, 17 January 2006

For the Birds
Talking parrot reveals an affair (BBC News).

Thursday, 29 September 2005

Liars Brains Wired Differently
Biological brain differences found in people who are more manipulative and deceitful (USC Press Release).

Tuesday, 16 August 2005

Never Too Old
78-year-old woman involved in a love triangle charged with murdering her 85-year-old boyfriend (CBS News).

Thursday, 11 August 2005

Three Wives
Three women discover they are married to the same man when he goes in for surgery (Fox News).

Wednesday, 08 June 2005

Rivals Spur Men to Produce More Sperm
Research suggests that the threat of a rival leads me to produce better sperm (News Scientist).

Thursday, 12 February 2004

The Science of Love
Great article on the science of falling in love (Economist).

Monday, 01 January 2001

Songbirds Also Cheat
Genetic testing keeps revealing that "sexual fidelity is hard to find" (PBS).

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