Adventures in Dating

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Selfless Lies: Myth or Reality?

Individuals regularly lie to their romantic partners. As one example, studies show that lies are told in about one out of every three interactions. One way to rationalize this deception is to view it as altruistic or selfless. That said, is there really such a thing as a purely selfless lie? This article summarizes research addressing this question. Read More

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Sean M. Horan, Ph.D. is a faculty member in the College of Communication at DePaul University who researches the communication that occurs in dating relationships.

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