What the latest science tells us about the brain’s reward systems, love, and sex–and how to prevent an affair from destroying your life
In both genders and across age groups, infidelity is on the rise. People often cheat in a haze of delusion, believing that it will bring them real love, help them have better sex, lift their spirits, and boost their sagging self-esteem; however, very often, cheating wrecks relationships and erodes self-esteem. In Infidelity: Why Men and Women Cheat, one of America’s top doctors combines neuroscience, addiction theory and common sense to give us a clear path to survive, even thrive after the affair. Dr. Rosenberg explains what draws men and women to cheat and what they can do about it. He explains the three types of cheating: emotional, virtual, and physical; why they’re so prevalent; and how to survive when either you or your partner are drawn to stray.
Infidelity takes an objective and evidence-based approach to why men and women today cheat, drawing from the latest research and from Rosenberg’s own clinical practice to reveal the mechanics of the sexual brain. And through concrete rules, Rosenberg guides couples on how to prevent cheating, stop it from progressing, and repair the damage caused by an affair. Infidelity provides key insights that show a couple how to find their true sexual and romantic potential and advocates honesty, trust, and integrity–the fundamentals of love.