Mobile applications and websites offer tools for people who seek extramarital encounters.
Husbands may use a social dating application out of curiosity for an intriguing new community, or seek out adulterous opportunities with like-minded cheaters.
The male brain is hardwired to notice pretty young things, since they're likely to be fertile and capable of producing healthy children, says Dr, Dow.
In fact, your hubby's head may turn before his brain realizes!
If he stumbles through a response about your outfit when you ask what he thinks, don't read into it.
"If he married you, it's because he thinks you're beautiful," says Dr. "He wants you to wear whatever dress you like best."When it comes to doing the deed, men are microwaves and women are slow cookers, says Dr. "Your female brain is swimming in oxytocin, which gives you a peaceful high throughout the day, but men's testosterone depresses oxytocin production—but he gets a big oxytocin dose right after an orgasm," says Dr. While he enjoys the romance of making love, sometimes he'd prefer to get to the big O faster.
According to Zak, testosterone conflicts with the monogamous effects of the hormone oxytocin in the brain, and higher testosterone levels make a man’s cost-benefit analysis consider situations that are more current and self-focused.
Also, give him a chance to assemble that dresser before offering your expertise. Dow says if you take charge instead of letting him take care of it, he'll feel emasculated.
Technology offers tools that can change innocent opportunities into bona fide infidelity.
Some personal websites are designed specifically for people who seek extramarital affairs.
Call him out for ogling or flirting, but let him off the hook for the occasional quick glance.
"His brain is closer to an animal's than yours," explains Dr. "As long as you're the person he dotes on, sleeps with and adores, that 25-year-old has nothing on you."Distant sights may register easily for him—"his hunter brain needed to target animals far away to bring home dinner a few thousand years back," says Dr.